4032Re: Car problems.
- Dec 7, 2005Another thought: a plugged catalytic converter will restrict higher
rpms or ability under load. May be accompanied by a different
exhaust note or whistle.
--- In bmwe28@..., "atmimp" <atmimp@y...> wrote:
> Just read all these posts about some BMWs not revving as high as
> should, nourmaly its down to the cap/rotor/leads, but this is not
> always the case.
> sometimes, if its got an auto gearbox that NEEDS its fluid
> canging,it too can give similar problems, with what seems to
> spots' when accelerating.
> Normally it'll feel slow and clunky changing up, holding onto
> too long, or getting stuck in top gear.(Very scary I can tell
> Its only a thought, people seem to forget that ATF fluid should be
> changed at least every 3/4 years.(or any gearbox oil for that
> Changed my fluid last weekend, and for the £9 it cost me (for 5
> liters!) It has made a masive diference to the way the car drives.
> I just wish i'd done it when i first got the car.
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