Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series

6 Series
The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 03-27-2011, 09:22 AM
645/333's Avatar
645/333 645/333 is offline
Michael
Location: uk
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,160
Mein Auto: Black Sapphire BMW Z4 3L
Transmission oil change

Hi, there is much discussion on here about lifetime transmission oil, (remembering the Diff as well). Many believe that lifetime is a misnomer, I read a small but interesting article that said if you change the transmission oil do it at around 60K miles (KM equivalent). If you leave it much later then the oil becomes thicker and the wear profile of the transmission in a sense accommodates this ageing of the oil. So much so that if you wait till, say 100K to change the oil, then it is so much thinner when new and it is this that can lead to problems with the transmission. The moral being change well before say 100k and after this leave it as it may cause more issues and offer no tangible benefit.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
 

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms