View Single Post
Old 10-08-2011, 06:55 PM
madurodave's Avatar
madurodave madurodave is offline
BMW Enthusiast!
Location: NH
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,669
Mein Auto: 2007 Z4+X3, 2006 530Xi
Originally Posted by dalekressin View Post
The functional condition of my transmission was NORMAL.
The fluid was severely burned. There were metal shavings, but not extremely so.
The car is very smothe with gear shifts and i'm very pleased.
My bet you will find the same; minimal evidence of wear. It just cannot be optimal to run with burned fluids in the tranny.
I wish I changed it last year, but I will see how it looks.

What torque value did you use for the pan bolts, drain plug and fill plug?

My garage: 2013 BMW 550xi GT, 2007 BMW Z4 3.0si Manual, 2006 BMW 530xi

Retired: 2007 BMW X3, 1998 BMW Z3

Member of BMWCCA!
Reply With Quote