It would hardly be uncommon for a car of this age to have leaking trans cooler lines. Over time it adds up to a low fluid situation and probably a rust free undercarrige!
Originally Posted by robertobaggio20
If you care to read the op's op...you'll find the stuff about fluid checks and overfilling insinuations.
The tranny is suspect....i wonder why the fluid was a little low to begin with.
Sounds like the fluid is OK, for sure now.
Time to start planning for a trans replacement, it is giving you a warning, you are on borrowed time...
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BMW's from my past...
'92 535i/5 '89 325ix/5
'98 750iL '86 325(e)/5
'95 740iL '84 318i/5