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Just got a 1998 bmw e46 318i se auto. Auto warning light was coming on frequent, and going into protection mode. Took to bmw dealer, who run tests, and filled with gear box fluid. Problem still occurs, but less frequent. Notice a big delay in changeing up before it happens, nearly red lineing before reaching top gear.

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If the transmission was low on fluid you may have worn some parts,take this to a shop that specializes in BMW transmissions,this is not for the local transmission guy,special tools needed to test the transmission,may have to be re-programed

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