trans fluid - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Ľ Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-27-2003, 12:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Car:
Posts: 30
Photos:
Blackdog is an unknown quantity at this point
Thumbs up

I just changed my radiator in my 1995 525I. It's an automatic and I lost some trans fluid whene I what changing to radiator. How in the world do I add it back into the trans now? ghead
Blackdog is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-27-2003, 04:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ski
Sheer Driving Pleasure
 
Ski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Binghamton, NY
Car:
Posts: 2,421
Photos:
Ski is an unknown quantity at this point
Eh?? Come again..
__________________

My Jet Black's
'03 3.0i Z4 Loaded
'02 325Ci Loaded
'06 330xi Loaded
Ski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2003, 08:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Balucanb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: El Paso, I'm leaving as soon as I can!
Car:
Posts: 164
Photos:
Balucanb is an unknown quantity at this point
I am assuming you mean "lost" by when you broke the cooler lines loose some came out? If so and you blocked them off you should not have lost much. First let the car get to operating temp, drive it around the block once or something. Then apply your hand brake, put the trans. in N, leave car running and pop your hood, pull the dipstick wipe it off and reinsert fully. Pull it back out and check the level, if it is whithin proper limits you have no worry, shut down and don't worry anymore. if it really is low then shut down the car find a funnel that will fit in the dipstick tube, that is where you add it by the way, and a small amount at a time add until full again. Thats it. BTW, once you add abit then reinsert dipstick and check as I told you before, do this until proper level is attained. Sounds like a pain but it really is not.
__________________
A tip for the Girls........
If you think you're fat, you probably are. Don't ask us. We refuse to answer.
My Pictures
<a href='http://www.cardomain.com/member_pages/view_page.pl?page_id=256629' target='_blank'>http://www.cardomain.com/member_pages/view...?page_id=256629</a>
Balucanb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2003, 11:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Car:
Posts: 1
Photos:
radcliff is an unknown quantity at this point
Arrow

I also lost fluid when replacing radiator. The manual said no dip stick.When i opened the plug on side of tranny the manual said, more trany fluid came out. now i'm asking you how can someone over fill a tranny from a side mounted plug. The manual says to fill until it pours out. and to check it by sticking your finger in.
radcliff is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1999 Z-3 Auto Trans Fluid Change leachmj 1,6,7,8 - Series and Mini Cooper 2 02-08-2005 01:23 PM
Trans Fluid cozmo720 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 3 12-11-2004 02:08 PM
Changing Auto Transmission Fluid billB 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 8 10-11-2004 09:12 PM
Mobil 1 trans Fluid Laker 3-Series (E36) 1 08-18-2004 11:55 AM
740il Auto Trans Fluid tknesek 1,6,7,8 - Series and Mini Cooper 3 02-04-2004 08:12 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:57 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.