Originally Posted by acthad
The exhaust trans bracket where it braces the 2 exhaust pipes with a double tube clamp gave me trouble. I removed this to get better clearance to the fill plug on top of the trans.
acthad, were you doing this trans fluid change on the X5 listed in your profile, or was it on a 3 series e90? The quote above is completely incorrect [Edit: incorrect for an e90 ZF 6HP19 transmission, but sounds accurate for a GM transmission based on post 18 of this thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=573490
]. I know because i have an '06 e90 xi and just did a pan/fluid change today and the exhaust is nowhere near the tranny fill bolt and the fill bolt is not on top of the transmission.