why will the transmission click into the emergency gear if nothing is wrong.

Asked by Jan 21, 2014 at 08:00 PM about the BMW 3 Series

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For no apparent reason the tranny clicks into emergency mode.

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Have the codes read. It is usually the contacts at the transmission were corroded. The assumption is that the additional water in the area caused a random fault code, resulting the emergency mode. The code(s) were cleared and the connections cleaned. No more problem!

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