Transmission shifting prematurely

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Asked by Nov 14, 2011 at 01:36 PM about the 1989 BMW 3 Series 325i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My auatomatic transmission prematurely shift gears. How can I adjust this to stay
longer in lower gears. What happen after acceleration it goes from one to three right
away.

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change your transmission fluid and filter, and it will shift better. Also check your kickdown switch, located under the accelerator pedal. it may need adjustment to contact the pedal better. wouldn't hurt to spray some lubricant or electronics cleaner in it.

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