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Old 02-28-2010, 05:17 PM   #121
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How about a trouble free 215,000 miles from a 2001 330i? ZF Step trans has been bullet proof with only one fluid change at 120,000. I drive 100 miles per day total round trip to work at highway speed. The car seems to love it!
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Old 02-28-2010, 05:23 PM   #122
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2001 330i @ 54,000 miles no issues
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Old 02-28-2010, 05:26 PM   #123
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Old 02-28-2010, 05:31 PM   #124
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Old 02-28-2010, 05:47 PM   #125
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:00 PM   #126
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So true about never know when. Mine decided to crap out about 4k miles ago but in a not so bad way I guess. I'm still driving it. The check engine light is on with the now infamous P-0741 code. The car drives OK - the tranny is OK but the seal on the torque converter is evidently moved in such a way that it's not sealing properly. At least that's what the TSB related to this code says happens in some cases.

I have 146k miles on the car. The tranny still works. My gas mileage is suffering a little because the torque conveter won't lock up completely because of the leak in the seal.

But not to worry - I'll be replacing the auto with a nearly new ZHP 6MT in about 2 months, when the weather decides to cooperate.
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:06 PM   #127
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Old 02-28-2010, 08:04 PM   #128
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Old 02-28-2010, 08:44 PM   #129
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:17 PM   #130
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