The light has not come back on yet. Another issue, different speed but feels the same, at 30 — 40 mph when you need to stomp on it it seems undecided which gear to drop to. I have bmw x3 2007. This will tighten up shifting and ease sloshing and banging, even if your transmission is in good shape. Figure 2 Rear Differential: To check your rear differential fluid level. Good luck, let us know how it goes. 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.
Matt I would recommend replacing the cooler with a new stock cooler while you are in there with the coolant drained. Once done, take the vehicle for a short ride and check the front differential for leaks. Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines. You can also remove the door to make a little more room for you to work. Start the engine, confirm that the oil warning light goes out. Good luck and thanks for your question and I hope my suggestions help.
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. Possible causes mentioned in the article point out the oil cooler and oil cooler thermostat. Do not allow the engine to get too hot. The rear end has a loud noise coming from it. Have an extra quart handy to top off when necessary. Using a 17mm socket, remove the oil drain plug. Raise and support the front of the vehicle.
This occurs with the D Clutch Drum fails - cracks or breaks. First thing would be replacing the trans fluid, thermostat, and oil cooler mentioned in the article. If you do not do this first, you will leave about a liter of old engine oil behind. Changing the transmission fluid is also a great thing to rule out. The filter can collapse and fall apart inside the oil filter housing. Drain the oil into a suitable container yellow arrow.
To reset Oil Service lights engage for approximately 5-6 seconds then release. All the smart buyers go with this. When you arrive at the service that you wish to reset press and hold the black button until the text 'Reset? All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. If you do not do this first, you will leave about a liter of old engine oil behind. Wait about a minute for the computer to get to normal. The oil level should be within the area marked by green arrows. It doesn't look as simple as others I've done.
Top the fluid up if needed. If your X5 is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your X5. Check that there are no oil leaks, lower the vehicle from the jack stands and you are done. Hopefully that fixes it, or at least reveals enough information to get closer to solving it. So your differential oil lifetime is 100,000 miles.
So, I hope that helps you track down X5 hard shifting problems and find a solution that gets you back on the road. Hold the key in this position. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. When looking for a leak, follow the oil to the clean spot yellow arrow. Place the drain pan centered below the oil drain plug. One way to make a jumper is to use a 16 gauge wire, stripped on the ends, twisted and then folded over once to make it thicker. Before replacing your transfer case, you should change the transfer case fluid.
Keep in mind that when your transmission is overheating, it can cause a lot of error codes that might not actually be the problem. There's no minimum or maximum orders. Then pull the dipstick and recheck the oil level. The grounds you should clean most likely are related to the transmission control unit, since the strange symptoms you are encountering center around the transmission. Figure 12 8-cylinder engine: Start the engine and confirm that the oil warning light goes out. I will show you how to replace the engine oil on each. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your X5.
If we get a chance to perform the procedure, we will be sure to document it. After display has shown new interval, the following will appear in display for approx. You may need a claw tool to grab the housing and twist it off. Once verified the grounds are good, take it to a dealer and have them use a scan tool to reset the software. Works in gas or diesel engines. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.