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      12-10-2012, 12:28 PM   #198
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Drives: 2009 e90 2011 f10
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Clifton Park, NY

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Originally Posted by mkolodij View Post
Also failed on USB update attempt -- 08/09 build. I'm pretty sure I have the old firmware. I've experienced transmission/power loss on several occassions similar to what the 2009 M series were experiencing that required a FW update to fix. For example -- when I approached an intersection where I was going to make a right turn and touch the brake... I changed my mind when I can see that I can beat the oncoming traffic, so I quickly changed to the gas pedal -- but there's no power for about 2 seconds! So instead of quickly making the turn, I'm helplessly rolling around the corner waiting for a T-bone. The accelerator kicked in just in time so there was no harm except for an angry oncoming driver.
I actually get that too where the transmission is confused on what gear to be in if you slow down and then almost come to a stop and then try to gas it. There is a delay in acceleration

2009 MBM 328| ZPP | ZSP | ZCW | CA | 6FL | NAV | XENONS | 18x8.5 VB3s ET30/25
2011 Jet Black 535i xdrive | ZPP | ZSP | ZCW | 6FL | NAV | 331s Square