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Re: ATF for 525i (archive)

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Posted by Simon Leigh on August 28, 2001 at 21:43:02:

In Reply to: ATF for 525i posted by Rick on August 28, 2001 at 19:02:07:


I'm low on Automatic Transmission Fluid in my 1992 525i and the book (also Bentley) says to add ATF Dexron II. However I can not seem to find any around. Everyone carries Dexron III and claims that it replaces II. It looks and feels thinner thn the II.

Anybody out there help me with this?

Dexron III is compatible with all Dexron II applications.
Another option is to change to synthetic (Mobil1, Redline).
Keep in mind that a drain/refill only replaces around 45% of the total capacity.
Where has ATF gone ? Do you have a leak ? How long since a drain/refill/filter change ?

Simon
89 525iA




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