I took it to an Indy shop and just got the quotes for changing the Trans fluid. I have an 06 Beast and have now had it for almost 4 months. I plan on getting the plugs changed soon and the manual trans fluid. Changing Manual Transmission & Differential Fluids: Easier Than You Think, More Important Than You Know. Today we' re here with Gareth Foley to show you how to change the transmission fluid in a 20xi.
Changing Fluid in BMW Manual. ZF 6HP Transmission Oil Change Interval Procedure. Bought the car with 29k miles and it now has 33k. BMW specifies " lifetime" fluid for all its transmissions and defines lifetime as 100, 000 miles. Sequential manual 6- speed gearbox ( SMG) with automatic computer controlled hydraulically operated clutch. The manual and SMG transmissions are filled with manual transmission fluid, while the automatic is filled with ATF ( automatic transmission fluid). The longitudinally installed BMW E60 drivetrain came with a choice of three styles of transmission: Manual 6- speed transmission with manual clutch. SMG models are equipped with paddle- shift levers on the steering wheel. I' d drive the car for 5 miles or so to stir up the fluid, then get the car up in the air and level, so the fluid can be thoroughly drained and proper refill level.
Can someone confirm the steps and tools required to change the manual transmission fluid on our E39 M5' s? While all of us know the importance of regular engine oil changes – and the penalties of neglecting this common maintenance task – there are two other important fluid changes that we tend to ignore. E60 manual transmission oil change. Four jackstands or ramps. I' ve had the diff and brake fluid changed along with an engine oil change. Therefore, it is a good idea to service your fluid every 50, 000 miles.