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      04-15-2021, 06:47 AM   #45
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Im hitting 90k kms,im thinking of changing my ATF very soon as I'm not planning to sell my car until 150k kms at least as its still runs the same way when I got it 8 years ago.
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      04-24-2021, 08:45 AM   #46
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Im hitting 90k kms,im thinking of changing my ATF very soon as I'm not planning to sell my car until 150k kms at least as its still runs the same way when I got it 8 years ago.
iirc ZF used to recommend a pan drop at 8yrs.
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      05-07-2021, 10:35 AM   #47
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New BMW owner and new forum member here so forgive the (presumably) stupid question - Why not just drain and fill? Why remove/change the pan?
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New BMW owner and new forum member here so forgive the (presumably) stupid question - Why not just drain and fill? Why remove/change the pan?
The pan has the filter.
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The pan has the filter.
That was my suspicion. Thanks!
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      05-23-2021, 01:21 PM   #50
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Im hitting 90k kms,im thinking of changing my ATF very soon as I'm not planning to sell my car until 150k kms at least as its still runs the same way when I got it 8 years ago.
just done a full transmission service at a shop, I can really tell how smoother it feels now. the car has 157000KM - The engine has 3000km that's why I decided to to give her some love

some front/rear diff and transfer case since I was at it...
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