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#1 (permalink) Old 11-02-2008, 10:07 AM
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94 - 540i Transmission acting funny

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I have a 94 540i with 104K on it, and recently the transmission is acting wierd. It goes into gear, but when you move forward, it feels as though the brakes are on, and then after awhile, it free's up and goes fine. It shifts good, but wondering if there is some kind of switch or sensor that's causing it.

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When was the last time it had tranny fluid change? at 104k its due, althiugh BM say its sealed for life. LIFE to them is 100K.

My visit at ZF Dortmund for Gearbox maintenance.(very, very long!) HUGH RESULT!!

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I'm getting two schools of thought on changing fluid. Some say don't, because you could be inviting trouble. Others say just the pan and filter, and still others say an entire flush. I was leaning towards just the pan and filter. Thoughts?
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