I was shocked to see minimal metal filings. The fluid looked SEVERELY burned.
I am the original owner and this car is 95% highway driven.
The condition of the transmission was "flawlwss functionally" before I dropped the pan.
My limited experience with this made me think the condition was quite good.
I wish I did the change 50,000 miles earlier.
94 530i sold (That was difficult for me)
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