whats wrong with my 1989 bmw 325 i transmisson?

Asked by Feb 01, 2013 at 02:04 AM about the 1989 BMW 3 Series 325i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it wont engage into any drive gear, automatic transmission. Reverse is fine, it has power, and it idles fine
even creeps if gear but no power. 208,000 miles taken care of for the most part.

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Sounds like it's replace/rebuild time for the transmission.

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Is the fluid brown? Maybe just a fluid change will get you rollin' again---full steam ahead.

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I go X2 on tenspeed's answer with that many miles. and reverse works


Whats wrong with my 88 Bmw 325i I was driving and it just went on netral it dont go on drive but my revers works good is strong what it could be.....

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you aren't Roberta? are you? you should generate a NEW thread please.

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