Originally Posted by jbkonis
There have been very few reported failures of the DCT unit. One or two reported problems on such a high performance high volume car does not warrant going with a different tranny for that reason alone. If the fluid is changed as often as on the MT units, I'm confident they'll see similar reliability and life.
I see by your post count that you're pretty new, so I'll be easy on you
Given the fact that BMW has stated *not* to change the DCT fluid, that's a pretty interesting theory. BMW says that it will last the lifetime of the car.