Won't engage in reverse

Asked by Apr 15, 2017 at 09:07 AM about the 2000 BMW 3 Series 323Ci Coupe RWD

Question type: General

My car won't engage into reverse not sure why the
transmission is solid in all other gears no slipping
what so ever

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Common issue with your year BMW and high mileage. It's the reverse drum that breaks. Your looking at a rebuild at this point or go with a manual swap. Here is more info...http://blog.bavauto.com/3828/bmw-automatic-transmission-no- reverse-6-cyl-models-with-a5s-325z-zf-5hp-19/

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