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That's normal behavior... (archive)

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Posted by Tim T on August 01, 2001 at 10:34:04:

In Reply to: Drove a 540i today...did a weird thing posted by Ben 93 325is on July 31, 2001 at 22:53:35: holds the lower gear for awhile in case you decide to pass someone else. It will upshift after about 10 seconds.

Tim T

It was an automatic, and when I would stomp on it it would drop to the "passing gear" and the rpm's would climb...but then when I took my foot off the gas completely it would remain in the passing gear. It wouldn't down shift back to 3rd or 4th which I was in before until the revs dropped way down. Is this normal?! I have never driven an automatic BMW until this, but it sure didn't seem right!

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