My previous E38 was a '97 740i, drove it until 160K, no fluid change, smooth shifting. Currently I drive a 750ilA, 152K on the clock, smooth shifting. I have noticed a whining noise that stops after a minute and once in a great while I may get a jerk at 10-15 mph, then nothing else. If I sit an extra minute or two, it never jerks at all, although it is just a slight tug. Anyone else experience this? My overwhelming sense is NOT to change the fluid unless there is an issue, plus I made it a point to get a decent warranty.
2001 BMW E38/750il V12
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