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  1. Smg malfunction

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hey guys, so my 2006 M5 got towed (pretty sure it was predatory) long story short when I picked it up this morning and started driving I heard some type of nosie, I don’t know how to describe the noise exactly, the closest I can describe it to would be like a squeal/grind type of noise? Other...
  2. SMG Codes. New Battery. Wont Start

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    2006 E60 M5, with 64K Mi. Was getting intermittent red and yellow cogs before car finally just won't start. Also its stuck in first gear. Battery was changed and registered and has been kept on charger. When i unlock the car, voltage drops in half. did the same on previous battery. Codes I'm...
  3. Help re-wiring transmission gear sensor

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi all, I recently got red cogs and was given the 4FA0 code. The car was undrivable and was also stuck in the clutch adaptation active mode. After taking transmission off, found out slave cylinder was to blame and replaced it along with plcd, fork, brass pin, etc. Put it all together and DIS was...
  4. Transmission Fault??? Advice wanted

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi, I recently had my car in the dealer garage to diagnose a tranmission malfunction warning. On heavy acceleration the car seems to buck/jolt with a noticable delay in power and the transmission malfunction warning pops up. The garage dianosed a "fault with transmission to DME signalling...
  5. SMG broken down, am I getting scammed??

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    First post. Been watching, till now, that I have a problem any help given would be much appreciated!!! My beautiful 2006 E60 M5 SMG gearbox died about 4 weeks ago, and since then I've had hell! I've been accused of misuse by the dealer-seller (not BMW official) of the car who I contacted to...
  6. Fault messages, ABS, Transmission, Ticking noise from under radio 70K miles

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    My 2006 M5 has 70K miles and I'm getting repeated fault messages for transmission, abs, etc. They cycle through and then going away only to repeat later. Maybe every 5-10 miles. No impact on driving. The tilt sensor was replaced under recall years ago. Periodically I hear what sounds like a...
  7. Transmission fault! Like your opinion

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Hi All, 2 months ago I picked up my 2009 M6 convertible with only (now) 17,000 miles. It was very hot here (heat index of 100+). I drove hard to a lunch appointment and after a 1 hour lunch and trying to get back to the office, the 'transmission fault' warning came on (immediately after...