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Old 05-10-2015, 02:39 PM   #1
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2001 BMW LT question

I am looking at a LT for a friend. Looks good at 47,000 miles, but will not go into reverse. Is this a BIG problem or an adjustment?
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Old 05-10-2015, 04:58 PM   #2
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Way big problem likely.
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Old 05-10-2015, 05:16 PM   #3
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If your friend is not a good mechanic, he needs to know that dealer repairs on that bike will be very expensive. And frequent.
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Old 05-10-2015, 06:18 PM   #4
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Reverse is the starter motor going in reverse . I don't think there is an actual reverse gear? Yes dealer repairs can be spendy but at dealer ship work usually is.
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Old 05-10-2015, 07:33 PM   #5
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I have lusted after an LT but youtube repair videos are frightening!!!

The starter replacement looks to be on of the worst and some years apparently had a bad habit of shorting out internally.
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:17 AM   #6
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Thanks Guys, we will pass.
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:41 PM   #7
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Thanks Guys, we will pass.
Maybe a good move, as the pre '05 LT had a nasty habit of falling over in a low speed turn stop.

And repairs are expensive with all that plastic needing removal for internal work.
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