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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 281,045
Posted By riverjamie
Update on GM 5L40e trany leaking out of breather on 2000 e39 528i

I ended up taking it into a good German Trany shop. They rebuilt the forward pump (it's located behind the Torque Converter inside the trany, by replacing two solenoids on it. Also had them replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,667
Posted By riverjamie
Update on GM 5L40e trany leaking out of breather on 2000 e39 528i

Hi Guys just got the car back from the Trany shop. They replaced the forward pump boost pressure and regulator valves and a few seals that go with it. I also had them replace the Torque Converter and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By riverjamie
Thanks for replying I'm getting feedback on e39...

Thanks for replying I'm getting feedback on e39 forum as high as 300k and brandon above has 250k. So I might be leaning to just get the forward pump repair for $1k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By riverjamie
How long does the GM5l40e (A5S360R / A5S390R) Automatic 5 spd trany last?

I know this is a e46 forum, I have a 2000 e39 528i 120K that uses the same GM5L40e trany. I'm just trying go get a idea of how long does the trany last before it needs rebuilding? So how long has...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
Well sorry to say still leaking out of breather at times

I've done some posting on this problem. 2000 bmw e39 528i 120k has GM5l40e trany. It does it mainly when it's cold and in reverse. I live near San Francisco, CA so it does get to cold hear, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
Fyi Update on ATF leaking out of Breather

Well I still have the problem. It does not seem to do it when cold if I start it in neutral, drive, neutral, then reverse. But can't be sure if it's doing it while driving?

After 2000 miles it's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 389,359
Posted By riverjamie
I wanted to ask, if you buy a new replacement key...

I wanted to ask, if you buy a new replacement key with a different code. Then you the the procedure to recode the new key, what happens to the second key with the old code? Do you have to do the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 389,359
Posted By riverjamie
Thanks Chocolate Lab, mine is still working but...

Thanks Chocolate Lab, mine is still working but my next door neighbor who has a X5 was having the problem with the key not taking a charge. She just didn't want to wait for a battery. So she got a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 389,359
Posted By riverjamie
Thanks for getting back. So you used the one in...

Thanks for getting back. So you used the one in the link with Horizontal pins and not Vertical?

Thanks again
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 389,359
Posted By riverjamie
Chocolate lab, do you remember which style of...

Chocolate lab, do you remember which style of battery you used? did it have Vertical or Horizontal pins on it for soldering? Also where did you purchase it from, and item number. Thannks
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-07-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 389,359
Posted By riverjamie
Jason, do you remember which battery you ordered...

Jason, do you remember which battery you ordered was it the one with Horizontal or Vertical pins? Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 281,045
Posted By riverjamie
Corvairwild, you mean a normal transmission with...

Corvairwild, you mean a normal transmission with a dipstick tube. That would have been to easy to install don't you think. If they would have put one in on these cars then the excess fluid from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 281,045
Posted By riverjamie
eweis, thanks for the feedback. Most of the time...

eweis, thanks for the feedback. Most of the time when it does it. It doesn't blow a lot out. Maybe a few big drops, but a few times before I did the fluid change it really blew some out, probably...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
Yes your correct in my case it comes from the...

Yes your correct in my case it comes from the breather on top of the trany.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
Update on ATF leaking out of breather GM trany

SanDeigoGirl, just wanted to give you an update on my GM trany leaking out of breather. I did a full trany flush, by flushing out of the return cooler line. Also installed new filter and Dexron 6. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 281,045
Posted By riverjamie
Still no luck with GM trany leaking out of breather

I posted a while back about my problem with ATF coming out of breather at times, mainly with trany is cold and in reverse. Well about a month ago 400 miles, did a full trans flush and filter. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
ddaneil1, did the ATF fluid flush, looked pretty...

ddaneil1, did the ATF fluid flush, looked pretty dirty being that it only had 4k on the new fluid. The pan looked pretty clean not much on the magnet. I suspect the it did not have a full fluid...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
ddaneil1, today going to try the aft change. Do...

ddaneil1, today going to try the aft change. Do you know at the transmission which cooler line is the return line? I'm going to disconnect it and pump the fluid out through the line for a complete...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-11-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
ddaneil1, thanks for getting back to me. Here's...

ddaneil1, thanks for getting back to me. Here's the thing about my 5L40e trany. First it doesn't do it all the time, and it only does it in reverse, mainly when cold (probably 95% of the time)? It...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-09-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
DDaniel1, is there also a gasket between the...

DDaniel1, is there also a gasket between the valve body and the main housing when you take it off? Just curious? Also I went by the trany shop where I would probably bring it to if I decide to have...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-08-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,081
Posted By riverjamie
ddaniel1, thanks for posting this. I have a few...

ddaniel1, thanks for posting this. I have a few questions. I have a 2000 BMW 528i with 117K, that has had a problem when it's cold and in reverse it spews ATF out of the breather on top of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
SanDiegoE46Gril, just curious did you get the car...

SanDiegoE46Gril, just curious did you get the car back? What did they find inside? I'm getting ready to do the Trans Fluid change and filter. I might also remove some of the solenoids and see if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
SanDeigoE46Girl, did you get your problem fixed...

SanDeigoE46Girl, did you get your problem fixed yet? If so what did the trany shop do to stop the leaking out of the breather? I haven't done the ATF and filter change yet. Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By riverjamie
What brand and type of ATF for GM Trany

Just looking for some feedback on what ATF to use in a GM Trany. I have an 2000 528i with GM Trany. Some people said that the Valvoline Max Life works good. Or should I just go with some ATF 6?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By riverjamie
Yewzer, thanks for the tip. I've done that...

Yewzer, thanks for the tip. I've done that before. But the last time I pulled the car into the garage and forgot to back it in. What a mistake. I've been communicating with another guy that had...
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