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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By jamtuff
Dont use mobil 1. Though it is fully compatible...

Dont use mobil 1. Though it is fully compatible somehow i believe its viscosity is not right making it leak easily and cause rough shifting. I used it then switched back to Valvoline mercon V full...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,391
Posted By jamtuff
Trust me, i learned it the hard way. Low fluid...

Trust me, i learned it the hard way. Low fluid levels makes the accelerator pedal feel hard and far to kickdown and too much will make it leak through the vents and smell and the tranny will hunt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,391
Posted By jamtuff
CAREFULL NOW! YOU ARE RUNNING LOW if thats what...

CAREFULL NOW! YOU ARE RUNNING LOW if thats what you did.

Do not let the car warm up to operating temperatures or even near that MIDDLE mark. YOU WILL GET THE WRONG READINGS. When the fluid warms...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-20-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 273,634
Posted By jamtuff
Why do is suspect its probably the vapors...

Why do is suspect its probably the vapors excaping through and causing the smell> i will drive mine for a week longer (out of town) then see if the smell comes back. i doubt its got anything to do...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-19-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 273,634
Posted By jamtuff
i had the mercon v smell too, but realized it was...

i had the mercon v smell too, but realized it was from storing the containers in my trunk. Cleaned the carpet, removed the containers and rechecked fluid level and that fixed it. Remeber:
-Check...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-13-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 273,634
Posted By jamtuff
it was a drain and refill< first time was a pan...

it was a drain and refill< first time was a pan filter the works. Thanks bud, i thought i was running my tranny low filling it 4-5 quarts when i was actualy overfilling it trying to get 5-6quarts, so...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-12-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 273,634
Posted By jamtuff
mercon v level

Hey Torquewrench,
you stated changing your fluid and adding 6.5 quarts but you only drained out about 4-5 quarts. How is that possible?? i could only refill about 4-5 quarts (drain and refil) Mercon...
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