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4 month old 2008 x5 with 4,000 miles .Are away on vacation 500 miles from home. Car sat out in the rain and heavy fog overight. This morning I started the car,put it in drive and started to move when the car suddenly went into park and the screen read"Before leaving the vehicle secure it against rolling" and the screen showed a picture of a car with arrows pointing out from the front and rear of the car. The car also shifted into park when I put it into reverse. Over the next half hour the car kept shifting into park. I have called BMW Assist & they are sending a tow in the morning. The nearest BMW dealer is 250 miles away. Now three hours later I started up the car and the car seems fine....no shifting into park on its own. Should I call off the tow truck off ??

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    only 58K miles and my car would not reverse this morning out of garage

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This happen to me after I got into a small fender bender. The dealership stated this only happens when something is not closed correct (door, hood, etc)

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