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Ok, i am not a european tech so here is the question.. i have a 1998 bmw 528-i that has a trans problem.. p0741 alreadt changed out the solinoid and changed fluid. but i think it got worse it would s

P0741 and gear 4 code. will not shift into any gear.. solenoid and trans fluid already replace, and had metal shaving in the pan...bad trans or can this be fixed?

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Given what you have said & the metal shavings

I would pull it & rebuild it

Not worth diagnosing the PO741 TCC issue as long as there
is metal, it is thru out the entire unit.

Nothing special about that trans because it is in a euro car

They use Gm Trans & the US Mfg uses Euro, across some vehicle lines & models

Posted on Mar 10, 2014

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2014

    Do an over the counter rebuild at a local trans shop You pull it they rebuild it or install a reman with a warranty



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SOURCE: These codes comes out P0741

Your torque converter is not locking up.
The solution is to have the torque converter replaced and the transmission serviced.
Hopefully, you are still under warranty and can get it repaired it for free.
If not, it can get pretty expensive.

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SOURCE: 91 BMW 5251 -A4S310R- auto trans - after engine

hey tpribs1 I been a mech since 1956 ase etc &omg my 525i just started to slipping 251k in and out 2 3 &4 under pull ,i think a flush etc with some of this hi friction new fluid migh help ,its a GM trans U NO

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SOURCE: I have. 98 BMW 528 I and the transmission won't

This means the transmission has gone into safe mode. Usually happens if there is an ABS sensor that has gone, is the ABS light illuminated?

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