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1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,100 miles

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2001 BMW 740 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 BMW 740 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 102008

740

  • 84,100 miles

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

2001 BMW 740I - the transmission without any warning just stopped going in reverse. After research I find out this is an issue rampant among BMW's and owners with this transmission. Please help - it seems as if BMW is aware but refuses to address this issue. They have even developed a ring fix to replace production parts that fail - however will still not stand behind an obvious and unsafe situation.

- Bloomington, IN, USA

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