There are reports of premature clutch wear on cars equipped with manual transmissions. Clutch replacement on these vehicles can be quite costly.
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The solution was that BMW replaced the manifold, throttle body and valve to the tune of 600euro ($850) on a car that is only 4 years old! I am writing to BMW, because this is a defect!!