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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 BMW 528 transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 BMW 528 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 032010

528

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My 1998 BMW 5-series 528I started accelerating on it's own when I was driving, and I had to keep my foot on the brake and almost ran a few red lights. When I parked my car I had to put it in neutral to turn it off and I tried starting it again (with my foot on the brake) and it accelerated w/out being in drive. Now my car jerks every time I'm driving slow and it feels like it's not shifting properly any more.

- Bergenfield, NJ, USA

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