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I was sat in traffic earlier just in D, car starting to like jolt from beneath me, I put it into N and it stopped and way smooth, when I pulled up, I reversed it was even shakier in R.

Anybody know why this might have been? I'm overdue a gearbox oil change, but wasn't sure this would have anything to do with it.

Thanks guys :)

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I think you may have atumbled upon your problems.... Injector failure would cause all of the issues you've been experiencing

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Torque converter or flywheel ? When engine running and car stopped/sat in traffic, it MUST be in N all the time. The high oil pressure might do damage to drivetrain components.

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Could be torque convertor, car sometimes slips and hesitates but I've been told usually a gearbox oil change cures this, which it will be getting next week, so we will see the outcome I guess.

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Torque converter or flywheel ? When engine running and car stopped/sat in traffic, it MUST be in N all the time. The high oil pressure might do damage to drivetrain components.

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This is not true. According to the ZF literature, the 6hp series (auto boxes in all e60s) have a provision in the software to disengage the torque converter when the vehicle is not moving and engine is idling. Nothing wrong with sitting idling in D,

 

This feature might be dodgy in OPs case causing the problem - possibly an oil change will help, but possibly damage has been done... alternatively it might be engine problems as YNP says....

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This is not true. According to the ZF literature, the 6hp series (auto boxes in all e60s) have a provision in the software to disengage the torque converter when the vehicle is not moving and engine is idling. Nothing wrong with sitting idling in D,

This feature might be dodgy in OPs case causing the problem - possibly an oil change will help, but possibly damage has been done... alternatively it might be engine problems as YNP says....

Fair enough. That's what I've heard from experienced people and makes sense to me. This is something new to know as well

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It comes and goes, not to often, feels quite rough in reverse.

If worse comes to worst I'll swap the tc, but I'd rather not, will try an oil change first. The car doesn't behave like it has a messed up tc, so I'm not 100%.

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Fair enough. That's what I've heard from experienced people and makes sense to me. This is something new to know as well

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Whoever told you that may be experienced, but not with automatic gearboxes.

 

Some people like to think that putting the gearbox in N at traffic lights is a good thing, but you are actually placing more wear on the clutch packs by constantly shifting in and out of gear. I never use N, if I am not in gear I am in P and even then I only use P when parking or if the car will be stationary for more than a few minutes.

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I'm pretty sure it's low oil or worn. It hesitates every now and then and also today, the revs seems to hold on for a split second at 3500rpm when going down a dual carriage way.

Either that or torque converter is on it's way out :)

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It seems a lot less obvious than some of the threads I've seen described regarding transmission issues, it's hardly noticeable, just I watch the car like a hawk and don't miss a thing.

The fluid will be done next week if I can get a day off if not the following week, I'm hoping it'll be fine until then, the guys at the specialist checked the sump for me and said no leaks or evidence of leaks. I took it in as I was concerned it would drop a gear if I put my foot down without using kick down, which is apparently normal. Although irritating.

99% it's lovely to drive since the cold weather left.

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Hello, everyone.

 

I have a E60 from 2007, engine N47D20A, manual.

 

Few days ago my car started to vibrate/shake when is in a certain rpm (not idle).

 

I changed recently the injectors with some used ones (all my 4 injectors were compromised by the HPFP which sent small pieces of metal to them) and the high pressure fuel pump. Is it possible for one of the injectors to fail already?

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