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Old 07-15-2011, 10:45 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by Quanny View Post
Personally, i would have bought a 5 speed, but, alas, i was stuck with my daily rental automatic...

this one is a 2010, but i had two other 2008's, 1 was a daily rental, the other an off lease, blew both automatic trans, inwhich they do not like any sort of roughness at all...

but from what im reading, the 5 speeds dont like any roughness either?
I am what people call a "spirited" driver. I've put 30k hard miles on mine and it works perfectly. I think somebody just doesn't shift correctly (no offense)

Its just that a manual trans issue is rare and especially with a stock engine. They just don't put out enough power to do damage on their own. Since I haven't heard of anyone else having issues with theirs and he had several, its safe to say driver error is to blame I think.
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