The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Re: Help-Whining noise from cold transmission. (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 7-series (E32) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by RLombardo on January 03, 2001 at 18:56:27:

In Reply to: Help-Whining noise from cold transmission. posted by Steve P on January 03, 2001 at 10:44:56:


When engine/transmission is cold I can hear whining noise, after about 3 miles drive noise gone. I am thinking about changing transmission oil and filter. If you had same problem and got fixed, let me know how you did it.

94' 740i, 110K mile.


It is hard to tell from what you describe. My advice to you would be to try to isolate the noise. If you are sure that it is transmission related, then I would change the fluid and the filter. Bring it to a shop that knows how, because the transmission in your car is "maintenance free" and the procedure to change the fluid is more complicated than a standard automatic transmission. It it not a DIY job, and runs about $250 to $300, as the fluid alone is $130. Good luck.



Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 7-series (E32) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.