I need some help, I need to get this transmission pan off asap!
Hi guys, I have a 1995 540i automatic with the 5hp30 trans. I was changing my trans fluid when the nozzle to the pump I was using to pump the fluid in from the bottom broke off inside the pan.
I'm now going to take the pan off to get it out. There are a ton of t-27 torx screws, I got to the second screw only to find it was already partially stripped out by whoever serviced the transmission last. Does anyone have any tips on what the hell I am supposed to do now? Is this car ever going to be drivable again? I have absolutely no idea what the hell to do with these being stripped out. If I drill the head off the screw, I doubt the stud of the screw is going to spin freely and come out. Where can you even get replacement screws?
If anyone can help that would be appreciated, I would hate to believe my BMW is totaled out because theres a piece of plastic in my transmission pan with no way to get the pan off and get it out.