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Old 06-20-2010, 10:47 AM
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Mein Auto: 02 BMW 525i M54 auto 130K
Originally Posted by Hooray! View Post
ZF ... 8 years or 100,000 miles; BMW ... 60,000 miles; 30,000 mile (every two years)
Originally Posted by Jason5driver View Post
Every 30k miles.
Oh my! Is that interval for the automatic or manual (or both)?

I'm at 88K miles on my green label A5S 325Z automatic transmission; I've updated the glovebox printout with the replacement interval (plus everything else said in this thread) and I edited the transmission-specific summary in post 1 of this thread to 60K miles (averaging your recommendations).

Unfortunately (for me), nobody suggested a replacement fluid other than what the Bentleys listed (BMW, Texaco ETL 8072B, or Shell LA2634) and I haven't yet found a total volume (I could assume "about" 10 quarts to buy but that doesn't tell me how much to put in).

Even after all this, for my specific transmission (2002 525i automatic), I still have basic questions unanswered:
Q1: Are the 30K/60K/100K suggestions above for both the manual and the automatic (or would they have different intervals)?
and ...
Q2: Does ANYONE have any other suggested replacement fluid (green label "A5S 325Z" transmission)?
Q3: Does anyone have a volume for the "A5S 325Z" transmission?

Last edited by bluebee; 06-20-2010 at 11:29 PM.
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