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Old 06-28-2008, 01:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Transmission Distick Removal

I just replaced the radiator in my 1991 525i and now want to check the automatic transmission fluid level. The problem is how do I get the dipstick out of the tube? Is there a trick to this? I have pulled fairly hard on it and it won't come out. Furthermore is there any special way I should be checking the transmission fluid level in this car. What fluid is best to put in?
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you have to push the top of the dipstick down and kinda also push it towards the arrow..there really is a little trickery(sp) to it. im currently having troubles with my 91 525i transmission too and that was really annoying. goodluck with yours!
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