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      09-26-2013, 01:17 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by WhiteFury View Post
So bmw recommends using land rover transmission fluid for their cars? Lol

The dealer was telling me to use their dealer bmw oil which is 5w30. I wonder why they advise that over 0w40?
Land Rover, BMW and a bunch of other manufacturers use ZF transmissions in their cars.

ZF *only* recommends their LifeGuard tranny oil in their transmissions. All the OEMs buy their fluid from ZF and put it in their OEM branded bottles.

One of the best places to get oil, pan, filters etc for ZF transmissions is Alot of times you can get a complete kit from them for alot less than a dealer for BMW OEM parts outlet (like Tischer).

I believe the 335i uses the 6HP21 (6HP19TU) transmission.