Thread: Rear Main Seal?
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Old 10-20-2008, 04:52 AM
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Originally Posted by chiefwej View Post
Yes and yes. Clean the area, then put some paper towel or other white paper under the car. Check later for stains, auto trans fluid should be red.
While I agree with this statement on other vehicles, BMW OEM ATF is a light brown color...kinda like the color of a light beer. That's why many times it's hard to distinguish between used ATF mixed with new and oil.

But thanks for that response, i'll monitor the situation and if it keeps up I"ll definitely do another drain/refill.

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