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Old 07-20-2011, 01:20 PM
bagodonuts68 bagodonuts68 is offline
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Location: ND
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Mein Auto: e39 wagon (silver 528)
I am still speculating. but signs are pointing more and more to tranny failure.

this car has been the primary mode of transport for me and, on longer trips, my reliability is a concern. I love the bmw BUT there is nobody nearby who can service it. this indy has told me he can install a tranny for about $750 but i do worry about being stuck in the same position (minus $1700) if the used tranny fails. I didn't realize this was a weak spot for the e39.
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