No symptoms other than warning. Others show evidence of dry rot. Temp reading inside car was normal could the fan be off here and lead to trans failure due to overheat? Because of the location of this harness underneath the transmission oil pan it is exposed to a lifetime of serious heat and chemicals. The engine starts well and has no problems. Also they have not found any faults in the diagnosis. Any suggestions as to how to diagnose and repair.
I felt that 2nd gear was still at work. So I drove it to this shop immediately. But this issue is more irregular whereas shifting up becomes a constant problem after running the car for a while. I guess this was not necessary? First thing would be replacing the trans fluid, thermostat, and oil cooler mentioned in the article. Made of plastic, it is a common failure point that will keep coolant from circulating into the oil cooler when it goes bad.
About a month ago my transmission or the vehicle started quick and hard shifting on it feels like 2nd, 3rd, 4th very hard, jerky and quickly. I look forward to hearing from you. The valve body is a series of hydraulic valves that divert fluid around the transmission to actuate gears, and those valves are actuated by electronic solenoids. Depending on the mileage, I would also recommend changing the fluid in the transmission as well as both differentials. I did not pay attention to fan operation at all I assumed gearbox problem. The X5 is absolutely rock solid and stable on the open highway showing it's Autobahn roots , and resists strong cross winds. You made this a fun experience for my daughter who now has a new car.
There it was in for a few days and they changed a few things on the transmission such as coolant, filter, oil cooler. It may do it again as the car accelerates. Replaced the torn rubber boot. We arrived on time and the car and salesman was ready for us. The cooling system for the V8 X5 utilizes an oil-to-water style transmission oil cooler hooked onto a bracket, which is then connected onto the radiator. Identified transfer case as the problem, required replacement.
Due to me going abroad, detailed inspection at dealer is postponed to May 2015. According to everything I have read, the X5 needs a new transmission and that will solve the problem. I have ordered the 17107559966 thermostat and wonder if I need to take another step forward. This sounds like a serious problem that you need to address immediately. Transmission problem V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 65. As many times as it takes until it's back to normal.
Last 2 days, no problems occured, but I noticed the fan constantly operating at any time, whilst engine was normal temp, which was not the case before. Too bad that they dont know how to fix it. I was just told when i took it to get the transmission serviced that bmw transmissions give out at 100k but i dont know how true that is. It is possible that your transmission is overheating in certain circumstances, causing the transmission light to come on. It is still going strong.
Changing the transmission fluid is also a great thing to rule out. I shut it off and restarted it and everything was worked fine after that. How was the check of the control modules performed? Also the diagnosis didn't show any error message. If you are interested in what else you may come across in your period of X5 ownership, check out the , laying out some other common issues that plague the E53 models. Once verified the grounds are good, take it to a dealer and have them use a scan tool to reset the software.
Hi, i have both an overheating and hard shifting issue. It started at 65K miles and I drove it to the repair shop immediately. The driving was jumpy and we pulled over and sat for 15 minutes then restarted and seemed to be fine. My wife and I love the car's overall design, performance and reliability. We lack a wiring diagram for engine as well as transmission to do further checks.
The problem wasn't there before they replaced the transmission. When starting off with low to moderate throttle is seems to skip or be confused by which gear to use. Computer did not produce any error messages either. I have an 05 X5 4. Probably due to the cooling effect of the stuck fan? Another problem on earlier models 2000—2002 and a little later was the 4x4 transfer case. Shifting is also still carried out smooth, however the shifting point is much too high, I need to rev the engine to about 3 to 4K before shifting occurs.