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When driving my 2004 x5 the 4x4 light and the ABS light comes on.

Sometimes the Trans fail safe message appears also. I have noticed it usually only happens when the car is cold or has sat outside the garage overnight.

Here is what I do.
When the light comes on while driving. I stop the car, place it in park and turn it off. I lock the car and set the alarm. Then I unlock the car, all while sitting in the drivers seat, strart the car and the message and the light dissapear?????? Can someone please help

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There are a large number of issues which can cause a failsafe condition, have the faults read by a BMW shop, this is the only way to pinpoint the problem. Could be a speed sensor, control solenoid, or voltage supply issue.

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