Originally Posted by Matt Cutchin
I have recently purchased a 2006 325i and it has the auto tranny with the SMG (I think that's what it's called) where you can shift up and down. It will NOT downshift. It will shift up when I tell it to but it will not downshift. I took the Gear Selector Lever off and looked for connection problems but didn't really know what to look for.
Can anyone help?
BTW it's called steptronic, SMG is Sequential Manual Gearbox it's what you find on new BMWs (X5, Z4, M3....).
Don't really know what the problem is unless you're trying to downshift at high speed into low gears.