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Re: E46 Hesitation in automatic tranny (archive)

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Posted by John on March 01, 1999 at 12:42:05:

In Reply to: E46 Hesitation in automatic tranny posted by Brad Hopper on March 01, 1999 at 11:20:00:

: Hello all,

: There seems to be a momentary "spool up" when starting
: from a stoplight in my automatic E46. Seems like first
: gear is not engaged quickly when the gas is depressed.
: Is this normal? Have others experienced it?

Maybe your brakes not releasing completely? Is fluid topped up (certainly hope so!)? Your "spool up" is not typical and probably indicates a problem. My 323i's automatic is "instant on", and in my mind, is the best automatic available on ANY car.

: Thanks,

: Brad




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