[V8] Fwd: Warning - V8 Trans

cobram at juno.com cobram at juno.com
Wed Aug 25 00:34:21 EDT 2004

I thought this only applied to the early BMW ZF 4HP22 boxes, and had been
resolved before the V8Q's 4HP24A box went into production.  On V8Q box
there's always a bit of pressure on the clutch plates, no matter which
setting you have it in.  Going from memory, so take it FWIW.


Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> writes:

> This is from someone with some first-hand experience.
> Can anyone confirm or further qualify this?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Do not let the car idle for after placing the car in any forward 
> gear.  This is what caused the demise of #1's trans.
> There is a documented design flaw that does not fully bleed down 
> the pressure on the forward clutch pack, after engaging a forward gear.

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