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1999 BMW Z3 Steptronic Transmission problem

I am having a problem with my Steptronic transmission in a 1999 BMW Z3 roadster, the warning light on the instrument cluster came on when I started up the car, The transmission worked fine, until the other day the car was parked over night, I was taking out trunk liner to install new cd cable and traced wires. I started car to move it, the transmission warning light came on transmission shifts terribly in auto now I can still put it in manual mode and it will shift ok. I had removed shift indicator last week to check intermittent quadrant light blink un plugged manual/auto selector switch (only manual light has ever been lit while in that mode only lit in auto for 5 minutes one time a year ago) had intermittent warning light after reconnection but warning light went back out when I restarted. Now warning light stays on all the time.. Bad selector switch? Loose connection in trunk? Loose connection in console? I'm not sure where to look.

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SOURCE: I recently brought a BMW Z3, it has a auto

Mine has just done the same is in for diagnostic will let you know the outcome

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SOURCE: bmw z3 automatic transmission shifting hard

sometime the gear inter mesh is not accurate.

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