F10 trans mechtronics

image imageHere’s some pics of a mechtronic valve body for a F10 transmission,,,the problem we had was the trans would automatically shift into park at a stop,,,,there was a software update to fix the problem,,,,but that didn’t fix it,,,,so I found some strange transmission faults in the system,,,,I then sent the faults to a ZF trans specialist,,,,,and he noticed some other internal faults with trans,,,,,so they recommended to replace the mechtronic valve body and code the unit,,,I test drove the vehicle for several miles,,,,time will tell if this will fix it,,,,if not then possible a whole transmission.

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10 Responses to F10 trans mechtronics

  1. Mathieu A says:


    I’m having intermitent issues with the transmission on my X1 E84. After long rides, it shifts hard from 2 to 1, and when I park I get this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzq_rM_S-lM

    Thanks for your input!


    • Thanks for the video,,,,I don’t understand what’s really going on in the video,,,,I see you trying to shift it into drive and it didn’t shift for you,,,,,,question does the shifter feel stiff or hard to shift like it is jammed,,,,,it could be your GWS shifter going bad.,,,the GWS is all electrical,,,,it just sends a signal to the transmission


      • Mathieu says:

        Hi! The issue is really the big bump when I put it into drive (put headphones, you will hear).

        I also get similar issue when it downshifts from 2 to 1, and hard downshifts in any speed. Intermittent problem 😦 happens after a long ride.


      • Ok,,,I put headphones on,,,,I see what you mean by the bump,,,,probably the easiest thing to due is reset the transmission adaptation value,,,,if that doesn’t do it then there is a problem internally inside the transmission


      • mathieuallaire says:

        Since there is no error code, dealer won’t open it and they can’t replicate the issue, since it’s intermittent. The adaptation value were already reset and got reset again…

        Thanks anyway!



      • Sorry about,,,,,hopefully you get it resolved.


  2. Petrus nica says:

    I need to change the gerbox, is plug and play or i need coding? thanks


  3. catalin86 says:

    I need to change the gearbox, Is plug and play or i need coding??? BMW F10 520d 2011 AUTOMATIC. thanks


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