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Old 10-19-2008, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Al's540i View Post
Well, the reason i ask is because I drained/refilled my tranny yesterday but when I was draining, I wasn't draining at temp so I think i may have overfilled the tranny. Now I have a leak there. I alwasy had hanging drops there that never actually dropped to the floor but now I have several drips from that area.

I didn't have time to investigate today, maybe tomorrow but I think it might be ATF...of course oil and new ATF mixed with old dark ATF look the same.
If you can, wipe the area clean with some type of solvent and a rag. Then, check the area again after some time, and you should get a good reading of what color the fluid is.
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