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Old 07-08-2008, 02:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool What is BEST TRANS FLUID for 84 733i

im trying to search for info - but if anyone can tell me what the stock MODEL TRANS i have in my 84 733i that would be great -
and what is the BEST TRANS FLUID and HOW MUCH is required for complete fluid change

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I think if you go to auto barn they have many refrences in the fluids section on what the car needs , dont know much about this stuff, but I think that would be a good thing to try
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ZF 4HP22/24 tranny

ATF Dexron III

change capacity = 3.2 quarts
total capacity(with Torque converter drained) = 7.9 quarts

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Old 07-28-2008, 02:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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darkhorse737, I have downloaded a pdf dated 2006 from ZF where they list Dexron 2D for the 4hp-24. Spec TE-ML 11
I am not disagreeing with you because everywhere else on the web they specify Dexron 3, but ZF Spec. TE-ML 11 calls for Dexron 2D for the 4 speed plus lockup torque converter and Dexron 3 for continuously slipping torque converters, which the 4HP-24 is not. In an E32 750il the torque converter locks up at about 110 km/h with the effect of an overdrive kicking in. This site explains it better.

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i based my post from manufacturer's specs.

... surely I can't go wrong with that
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Dexron 2D or Dexron 3

Yes, it appears that Dexron 3 supersedes Dexron 2D for it's better properties and is backwards compatible. But you can still use Dexron 2D in the older transmissions that call for spec. TE-ML 11A.
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http://tech.bentleypublishers.com/se...n%20Fluids.pdf
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Fluid change, ZF4HP24

Did a fluid change on a ZF 4hp24 transmission last night. Dropped the sump- 6 bolts and dipstick pipe- removed the filter and opened it up. It's spot welded on three corners so cut the corners off and unfolded the edges with a side cutter. I'm glad I did this because the area under the hole to the valve body had about two teabags full of friction material accumulated there. I washed it clean with petrol and folded it all back together, as good as new. Re-assembled and filled with 4 liters Shell Dexron 2D and did a test drive. The transmission works perfectly, but, unless it was repaired at some time and the old filter was refitted without being cleaned, I don't know. At least I know that there is a good chance that one of the clutch packs will start slipping in the future, and I will know why.
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