Why is my 2000 bmw 528i taking so long to change from first gear to second gear when im at a light an I press the gas
have the same problem?
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 AT 10:19 PM
A bad needed tune-up will affect the operation of the transmission. Check the transmission fluid condition and level.
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 12:14 AM
Ok not a problem I can do that but it is under the car so the only way to check it is if I get under the car
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 1:13 AM
There is also a bulletin regarding this problem, I will research it and get back to you straightaway.
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 1:51 AM
Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 6:31 AM
24 07 00
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
This bulletin is also issued in Group 12 (Engine Electrical), S.I. 12 03 00, the contents of which are identical.
E39 THMR1 Harsh 1-2 and 2-3 Upshift with Light Throttle Application
E39 with M52TU produced 9/98 to 2/99
Customer complaint of a hard 1-2/2-3 upshift when accelerating lightly.
Reprogram the DME/ECM with CD 23.0 or higher.
1. Before programming, check the DME programmed and basic control module numbers. If the numbers shown are displayed, do not program the DME. Contact the Technical Hotline for further information.
2. An automatic determination can be used to reprogram the DME/ECM in a '99 or '00 MY 528iA/iAT.
-- DME programming
-- Exchange control unit
-- Determine basic control unit
-- "Is faulty control unit installed in car?". Select "Yes"
-- Enter VIN
-- Program basic control unit
-- Clear adaptation values
The numbers shown will be displayed after programming with CD23.0.
Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty.