bmw e36 318i motor vehicle automatic it shows the gear sign on the cluster and when in gear does not take off and it is in a limp mode.

Asked by May 24, 2017 at 03:41 AM about the 1995 BMW 3 Series 318i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You did not say how many miles are on the car. It sounds like it is looking for transmission maintenance. Forget about lifetime oil. BMW wants to sell you a new transmission. It may be too late it may need major maintenance if you are getting the limp mode. You do need to see a transmission specialist.

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