Mechanics

TRANS PROGRAM AND DOWN SHIFTS HARD INTERMITTEN

1994 BMW 740

Transmission problem
1994 BMW 740 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 174000 miles

car runs fine on highway. In town I can feel like a shuttering and some times it will down shift harder than normal. About a week ago, drove about one mile, stopped for 2 minutes took off again and tran program pop up and car went into limp mode. Turned car off and has not happened again. Hope you can shed some light, hooping for maybe a program update.
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Alyree
August 22, 2008.



1994 cars dont update the program they change the chip. I will repost with the availability but I have to go right now to deal with my family, I will return.

Dr. Hagerty
Aug 22, 2008.
Does the chip go bad? Is there a way to reset the chip? Hope everything with family is okay. Thanks for the quick response.

Tiny
Alyree
Aug 23, 2008.
Family is okay, thanks. The chip has updated programming and is write once read many. There is a source I have in San Diego that can ship the chip, can you send me your contact information in a private message (see the " PM" icon in the response) and I will be in touch.

Dr. Hagerty
Aug 23, 2008.
I hit the PM button and it tells me that I need 10 posts before I can sent a PM

Tiny
Alyree
Aug 23, 2008.
Can you send it to my Email address pghagerty@aol. Com

Dr. Hagerty
Aug 23, 2008.