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Old 05-26-2010, 10:20 PM
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same feelings here. clutch shavings from the auto box are really bad for the hydrolic system. i know that wears away the internals that have high tolerances, which is usually the cause of transmission failures.

i think i will be having my indy mechanic do the work for me in the near future as i saw him doing the exact procedure on a 745i. i'd rather just let someone else do it and not worry about making a mess. would be so easy if i had a lift, but i dont work in a shop. i may be getting the Esso for less than i had originally though too, as i will get a commercial discount. only problem i can think of is what to put it in, they have it in a drum. so i need to find a container that will hold 4 liters or more. maybe my mechanic will be able to help me out with that though.

i would just feel better knowing that i have had the tranmission serviced. i already have had experiences replacing transmissions in my other cars that werent serviced soon enough and failed missureably.
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