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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 05-20-2012, 02:35 AM   #1
Ballistic325
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Exclamation Steptronic Sport to Auto mode issue

Hi guys


Need some help with my steptronic shifter.

The shifter will move to into Drive and into sport mode no problem. I can use it manual mode and again, no problem.

The problem occurs when moving the shifter back from sport to auto mode. The movement is not smooth and if feels as though the shifter is catching. In order to move back into auto mode, I need to jiggle the shifter back and forth a little for it to move across completely.

I removed some of the trim for a peek at the shifter mechanism and it looks like there is a broken grommet or bush - not sure what to call it.

This picture shows what it should look like (taken from the "DIY: Auto <---> 5 Speed Swap Lots of Pixs!!!" thread by Ivegotissuess666:




This picture shows what mine looks like:



In the red circle you can see where there is a broken piece.



Any ideas on fixing this will be very greatly appreciated.


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Old 05-21-2012, 10:00 PM   #2
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Bump.... any thoughts guys?
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