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Old 07-26-2010, 02:47 PM
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I'm sort of in the same position in regards to transmission failure. I've been having issues with my tranny holding gear for the past month, and I'm having that "BMW paranoia" as well.

If your tranny failsafe came on, it should have stored a code in the computer. Unfortunatly, only the dealer and some specific BMW shops will have the round scanner to attach to the connector in the engine compartment to read the codes though. Hopefully it was just a one time thing on your car.
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