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      01-14-2013, 03:55 PM   #7
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Drives: F32 435i xDrive
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: New Jersey, Ocean County

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My only point was its expensive to replace if god forbid you need new one. I am not sure if I would be comfortable rebuilding this transmission, and probably not too many places are competent enough to work on DCTs. How much more complex are these transmissions vs. lets say steptronic?

On a positive note, I dont think I have heard of any DCT failures yet.. THis is the same transmission BMW has been putting in M3 since 2008. So they must have got it right..
2014 F32 435i xDrive AW/CR Technology/Premium/Adaptive/Winter/Driver Assistance/LEDs
2014 F25 X3 M-Sport Carbon Black, Technology/Premium/Winter/Driver Assistance RETIRED!
2011 e92 335is DCT - Cobb, ETS IC, AFE DCI, BMW PS kit, M3 control arms, various cosmetic improvements RETIRED!
2007 X3 122k miles RETIRED! 2006 e90 330i 132k miles RETIRED!