Thread: DCT failure
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      04-21-2012, 03:11 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by jbkonis View Post
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.

Last edited by whats77inaname; 04-21-2012 at 03:19 PM.