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My beautiful BMW's transmission:(

Seems like it only goes reverse when it feels like it. And if you go over 40mph it starts to hiccup and gas itself up to go. It's the best way to discribe it.Please help:(

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Automatic(fluid low,smoked valve body, need rebuild) or 6 speed manual trans (clutch issue)

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