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Starter lockout function copromised. After

Starter lockout function compromised. After reaching operating temperature and a few miles travelled, the gear **** indicator will show 1,0,2,3,5,5 instead of the correct sequence. As a conseqence I am frequently unable to find 0 when in neutral, resulting in the starter circuit being locked out. This is not a bit funny, if you are pointing uphill! Any help will be appreciated. I guess the mechanism is in the gearbox and probably submerged in oil and I think there might be some fouling happening. I look forward to whatever assitance is available. Ian.

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To be honest i bet its just a bad joint in the wiring loom,,,bmw's suffer from this a lot,,,wip the seat and tank off and pull every conector apart spray in it with switch cleaner and then put some vasaleen in it to stop the wether getting in again,,,my bmw was stood up for 6 months and it ran like a dog nothing worked right,,,lots of silly faults,,,all in the wiring loom?
only pull of one at a time or you will end up with a bmw in a heep of loos ends!!!

Posted on Jul 03, 2010

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    Michael Thorpe Jul 05, 2010

    ok i know its an add on but this fault is in the gear box selector switch and that part is right under the swinging are frame between the are and the gear box,,,there very pricy parts as well,,ie,,£70!!!

    far a switch???? bmw thats why!!! you could try soking it in switch cleaner but its very doughtfull it will make it work right and you will still need to take it out to soke it not an easy job that!



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