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      03-31-2011, 08:55 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Me_Hi View Post
hmmmm... this indy sho that specializes only on BMW gave me a program where if I change my tranny oil every 40k with them they give me 1500 towords a tranny replacement if it fails. They use BMW aprooved fluids only. The filter is magnetic, that's why BMW says life time oil for tranny....
Their is no "Magnetic filter", their are two big magnets that attach to the pan itself but has nothing to do with the filter, if you look at the pic I posted you can clearly see them. BMW says the filter is lifetime "aka once the warranty is over, they could care less. Plus the Bentley repair manual states that, the fluid should be changed at 100,000.
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