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      03-21-2011, 05:46 AM   #1
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2009 335i DCT Issues

I have been experiencing alot of problems with my car lately.. Dont know exactly what the problem is...

When I drive the car on D it wont shift properly.. When shifting from any gear to another it jerks and cuts power completely for about 4 seconds then power comes back and car takes off until the next gear change and same thing happens again.. A Light came on saying Transmission Fault..

When I took it to BMW Dealership they hooked it up to the computer and said two things.. Under transmission fault it states that the drivers chair is not plugged in.. the other problem is Footwell Module 2 states malfunction.. They tried deleting codes and however nothing changed... they ordered me a new Footwell Module however they dont know what could be messing the transmission...

Now when researching the footwell module it says that it mainly controls lights, power mirrors, and windows.. so I doubt it has anything to do with the problem.

The message under transmission fault states drivers chair missing.. now my drivers chair isnt working properly because I think one of the wire got torn while installing new subs.. however what does that have to do with the transmission failure !

Also would downpipes have anything to do with it? I installed new super sprint downpipes maybe a couple of weeks before it started having these issues

Has anyone ever experienced this type of lagging or jerking in his DCT?
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      03-21-2011, 09:07 AM   #2
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I don't think your car has the DCT transmission unless it's a 335is and I think these (at least in the US) were only available starting in 2011.

I think you are right that the seat issue should not be causing transmission problems but you never know with modern cars and their complicated electronics. There could be a relationship between the two. You'll obviously know more once the set module is replaced.

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      03-21-2011, 09:12 AM   #3
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hmmm yeah i doubt that your 09 335i's has DCT but i hope it all gets resolved soon!
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"2010 M35i (Complete M3 with Tuned Twin Turbo inline 6)" <-- haha... maybe you do have a DCT after all, considering you apparently bought a complete M3 and replaced the V8 with a tuned I6?

And the title says 2009, but your sig says it's a 2010
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      03-21-2011, 09:56 AM   #5
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"2010 M35i (Complete M3 with Tuned Twin Turbo inline 6)" <-- haha... maybe you do have a DCT after all, considering you apparently bought a complete M3 and replaced the V8 with a tuned I6?

And the title says 2009, but your sig says it's a 2010

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The dct is offered on all 335s across the pond. For some reason bmw didn't think wed like it here in am3erica
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      03-21-2011, 10:05 AM   #7
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"2010 M35i (Complete M3 with Tuned Twin Turbo inline 6)" <-- haha... maybe you do have a DCT after all, considering you apparently bought a complete M3 and replaced the V8 with a tuned I6?
That would be my dream car.
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Haha, all you guys are so ignorant. "your car doesn't have DCT because its not an IS" " idont think your car have dct because it's an 09, and the first came in 2011".... FYI!!!! Alll the 335s all over the world, except the United states of America have the option for DCT.... Please inform yourselves, and don't be so blindly righteous about something you don't know about...


Don't mean to be rude... Just a little rant!

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Hahahaha, all you guys are so ignorant. "oh your car doesn't have DCT because its not an IS" "oh idont think your car have dct because it's an 09, and the first came in 2011".... FYI!!!! Alll the 335s all over the world, except the United states of America have the option for DCT.... Please inform yourselves, and don't be so blindly righteous about something you don't know about...
O HAI, I see you're new to the forum
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O HAI, I see you're new to the forum
Nope. Been here since 2006. Changed user names a while back.
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Haha, all you guys are so ignorant. "your car doesn't have DCT because its not an IS" " idont think your car have dct because it's an 09, and the first came in 2011".... FYI!!!! Alll the 335s all over the world, except the United states of America have the option for DCT.... Please inform yourselves, and don't be so blindly righteous about something you don't know about...


Don't mean to be rude... Just a little rant!
there is DCT on 2009 335i but not in USA.
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      03-21-2011, 12:45 PM   #12
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there is DCT on 2009 335i but not in USA.
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euro 335 got DCT options, US specs got the shitty auto gear box
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US doesnt offer dct on 335i so they release another model 335is....Maybe marketing or something?
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The 2009 335i does not have a DCT.
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The 2009 335i does not have a DCT.
Really? You are going to come in here after all the previous post and say that? lol
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DCT Transmission were offered in Europe as an option on all 335i since 2009.. Trust me I would know the difference.. I custom built this car myself !

The Transmission Fault Codes.. if anyone has a code translator..

Gearbox control unit
Module Identification

Hardware Number 7601968
Hardware Vesion Number 05
Coding Index 00
DiagnosticIndex 0F20
VariantIndex 5456
Date of ECU Manufacturing 20090907
System Supplier GETRAG
Message Catalog Version 0.29.120
Software Version 52.0.0
OS Version 1.8.10


Current Fault Codes

CF41:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed

5A74:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed

5A75:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed

5A53:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed
Short circuit or signal interruption

5133:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed
Short circuit or signal interruption

5A54:

Error will not cause a warning light
Error is not currently present
Test conditions have been completed
Short circuit or signal interruption
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Really? You are going to come in here after all the previous post and say that? lol
Sorry. In my excitement that I found something I actually was 100% sure of, I posted without reading.
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Haha, all you guys are so ignorant. "your car doesn't have DCT because its not an IS" " idont think your car have dct because it's an 09, and the first came in 2011".... FYI!!!! Alll the 335s all over the world, except the United states of America have the option for DCT.... Please inform yourselves, and don't be so blindly righteous about something you don't know about...


Don't mean to be rude... Just a little rant!
Except the United States AND Canada!! We'd like to have DCT too
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We are self righteous, self obsorbed, all knowing American people, what are you talking about There is no DCT option to us except the 335is regardless and doesn't exists anywhere else, there is only the United States of America! I heard this for a fact on Fox news! Its a conspiracy, the Germans are trying to take over the car industry according to Glen Beck!

We must conquer this other place called Germany and take over this thing called DCT. It's the new administrations doctrine says Hannity.

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Haha, all you guys are so ignorant. "your car doesn't have DCT because its not an IS" " idont think your car have dct because it's an 09, and the first came in 2011".... FYI!!!! Alll the 335s all over the world, except the United states of America have the option for DCT.... Please inform yourselves, and don't be so blindly righteous about something you don't know about...


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Galal, I don't think anyone here knows what is wrong with your car. Unless a BMW service tech posts, I think you'll have to work with your dealer.
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You should know your car before posting here-a 2009 335i DCT indeed!!!
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