car will not shift out of low gear it is a automatic

Asked by Jan 04, 2014 at 02:35 PM about the 1997 BMW 3 Series 318i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the alternator went out. the car was driven till it shut off, i replcaed the alternator with a new one, it is now charging but it will not shift out of low gear

1 Answer

67,455

Check your fuses, all of them. If they're good it's probably a bad shift solenoid in the transmission. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search BMW 3 Series Questions

BMW 3 Series Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,680
#2 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 1,580
#3 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 1,210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
469 Great Deals out of 15,437 listings starting at $500
Used BMW M3
50 Great Deals out of 1,361 listings starting at $3,800
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
432 Great Deals out of 25,476 listings starting at $2,000
Used Audi A4
291 Great Deals out of 10,504 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda Accord
946 Great Deals out of 77,735 listings starting at $899
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
359 Great Deals out of 19,354 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 31,193 listings starting at $369
Used BMW 7 Series
165 Great Deals out of 5,956 listings starting at $2,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 BMW 3 Series For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 7,712 listings starting at $26,986
2016 BMW 3 Series For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 2,534 listings starting at $19,995
2015 BMW 3 Series For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 919 listings starting at $15,885
2014 BMW 3 Series For Sale
174 Great Deals out of 4,367 listings starting at $12,995
2013 BMW 3 Series For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 1,957 listings starting at $11,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.