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I don't know if i should change my transmission fluid.

I don't know if...

I don't know if i should change my transmission fluid

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the last time your transmission fluid was checked? Changed?

That's unknown, i bought one used and it has just over 100k miles

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your BMW?

650i xdrive 2013

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes and nothing as of yet

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Hi, my name is***** you are not experiencing any transmission problems, I would strongly suggest replacing the transmission fluid and filter at this mileage. It's an expensive service but it's better than a transmission failure. I usually like to do the service at 75,000 miles but you will be ok doing it at 100,000 miles. Draining and refilling is not a good service. You must remove the pan to drain the fluid. The pan is the filter on this car. I'd install a new pan and I would also recommend replacing the valve body seals and sleeves at the same time.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
what type of fluid do i put back in? the owner's manual says nothing about changing the transmission fluid and i can't find a service manual anywhere.

Can you post the last 7 digits of the vin number for me?

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The OEM number is ***** 22 2 289 720. The ZF number is ***** 090 312 01.

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