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Transmission problem!!! help!!!!!!!!!!!

I have a 1997 328i that was manufactured in oct of 1996. the tranny was giving me a problem and so i decided to change it instead of rebuilding. i got another tranny from a 97 328i and had it shipped in from a different city. today i got a call from the auto shop doing the change that the tranny harness from my car did not fit into the used tranny i got. only for the me to realise that the used tranny i got was from a 97 328i manufactured early in 1997. i am in a dilemma not knowing what to do.

my thought is that i could get the harness from the car where the used tranny is from and switch it with the harness in my car. would that work? do i have to get the right tranny? or do i have to change the harness and the automatic transmission module?

i really need help and good advice as i am so depressed right now.

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Thats a body style change, probly wont work. usualy the transmission and its module must be replaced together.

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