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Old 06-21-2010, 01:12 AM
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Mein Auto: 02 BMW 525i M54 auto 130K
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Originally Posted by Jason5driver View Post
Since you are at 88k miles, it still might be considered risky replacing the ATF IMO, or other's opinions as well.
I do not understand that comment. Why would replacing the automatic transmission fluid be considered "risky" for me at 88K miles?

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Originally Posted by Jason5driver View Post
I replaced my ATF and filter at 80k miles
Good point about the filter; I'll add it to the tribal knowledge post.
Does only the automatic have a filter? Or does the manual also have a filter?

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you will probably go with the OEM ATF (Pentosin) to play it safe.
You have my Modus Operandi correct! But this is the first I'm hearing of "Pentosin".

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Look here for info and quantity:
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...5&postcount=62

Most excellent charts! (I include them below since they could disappear).

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Enter your VIN here:
http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi
Fails every time for me.

Excellent references!
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