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Fail safe mode came on what can we do - 2005 BMW X5

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When a car goes into fail safe or limp mode it is caused by an inportaint sensor the car needs to either run the motor or shift the trans..ikt then runs or operates on the driving info that the ecu has stored to be able to get it home or to a shop..youj will need to have a diagnostics ran on it and have the cars computer read to retrieve the code to idenify the problem and once the problem componet is replaced the car will automaticly return to normal operation

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What is the real problem of trans fail safe?..we reset already the transmission...but the trans fail safe is always pop up in the cluster.

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