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Old 08-17-2012, 02:19 PM   #4
Alex323Ci
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Originally Posted by Brooksinct View Post
I have a 2001 325i with 215xxx miles and see that other people with that high of miles have replaced their tranny. What fails to require replacemnt?
manual transmissions aren't known for going out. Automatic transmissions on the other hand have a fairly high rate of failure.

are you sure you're not mistaken about the manual transmission failing and not just needing a new clutch? as mentioned, worn sycros are about the only thing you hear about.
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