the gear symbol on the dash board comes on and the gears won't shift

Asked by May 30, 2010 at 03:11 AM about the 1993 BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

there are times that the gear symbol would come on and if it does, the transmission won't shift. I believe it happens when I try to start the car when it's cold like in the mornings. When the car's engine is hot, it does not come on no matter how many times I try to start it.

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Automatic or manual?

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My BMW is doing that now, it never overheated but a hose had a leak so it shut down on me & now it turns on but the exclamation mark is still on and it won't drive in any gear.... did you happen to find out how to fix?

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