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Old 11-12-2010, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
I think we've honed in on the transmission fluids to use ... but have we determined the fluid-replacement schedule?

I understand BMW claims "lifetime fluid"; and I see on the net various supposedly bad-luck voodoo stories where the transmission fails (just because) just after a replacement of the fluids.

Can someone edify me as to WHEN we should consider replacing the lifetime fluid?
Riskant, in this thread serviced his tranny at ZF Industries - Dortmund. In post #11 he posted that ZF recommends to change the ATF at 100,000 - 120,000 Kms max (60-75 k miles). That's right from the horses mouth.
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