I loosened fill plug and then removed drain plug. Letting fluid drain overnight.
Fluid was dark but still had dark red color. No burnt smell. Perhaps my 102000 highway miles made a difference? Still planning to drop pan and replace filter though.
My garage: 2013 BMW 550xi GT, 2007 BMW Z4 3.0si Manual, 2006 BMW 530xi
Retired: 2007 BMW X3, 1998 BMW Z3
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Last edited by madurodave; 10-14-2011 at 08:32 PM.