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Old 11-11-2009, 06:56 AM
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are you sure its the Tranny? IF the computer module goes bad the codes read that the tranny needs to be replaced!! I know this because I replaced my transmission with the dealer and they still had the code!! They ordered a new computer and presto! Transmission was fine.
BTW: 3 BMW dealers and 2 Indy shops ALL said "i need a new transmission" so unless you buy a new module and install to make sure first there is NO WAY for them to tell

In summary the dealership felt so bad I got a new transmission for 3k with a 100k warranty on parts and labor. They ate the cost of the computer and got the 100k warranty on that as well

so in the end I got a new tranny on a car with 91k and a new computer module at the same time. So im good for a while
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