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Old 05-17-2011, 12:10 PM   #1
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Smile X5 Diesel starts very sluggish

Hi all,
I have a 2005 "55" reg X5 that has only done 53000 miles and it turns over but more often than not it takes well over 5 seconds to start and sounds awful, on one occasion "Trans failsafe mode" message was showing. I have had the car back to BMW the battery was changed and a drain test was carried out but the problem still persists, before i take it back and they take another arm or leg can anyone give me an idea of the problem. . . . Cheers Robbo00.

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