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My e46 330d auto has stopped on me. It started with a

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My e46 330d auto has stopped on me. It started with a vibration coming from rear At 60-65mph , now when in D or R it just sits and revs , no movement .
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.
Is it auto or manual?
Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.
Automatic transmission correct?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
auto
Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.
Unfortunately this points to a catastrophic internal failure of the transmission unless true drive shaft has fallen out or the rear differential has imploded. This is likely the transmission though which will require a replacement or rebuild
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