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I have a 2004 525 BMW. I am having transmission issues.

Should I try to have...
I have a 2004 525 BMW. I am having transmission issues. Should I try to have it rebuilt or just drop another in. Or just let the vehicle go altogether
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What is the mileage on the car?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
190,000 miles
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Another question. .. I know someone who has a 525 BMW but it needs and engine. Can the transmission still be good?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'm thinking about buying the transmission off of that vehicle even though the engine is bad
The engine and transmission are separate. A bad engine does not imply a bad trans
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