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how to add transmission oil BMW 745LI 2004

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how to add transmission oil BMW 745LI 2004
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.



Transmission fluid is added thru the fill hole on bottom side of transmission pan.


  • place vehicle on level ground and chock wheels
  • undue filler plug (#1 in diagram)


  • top off fluid until it comes out filler hole
  • start engine
  • with engine running, top off fluid until coming out filler hole
  • install and tighten filler plug
  • press brake pedal and shift thru all gears several times
  • shift to park and remove plug to check level, top off again if necessary