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Old 12-14-2010, 09:25 PM   #27
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Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Daytona Beach FL
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My Ride: 01 325xit '12 328i
I have the GM-France built 5L40-E/GM5 (A5S 390R). BMW specs Texaco ETL 8072-B.

Texaco USA does not stock that product in liter bottles. I emailed them (Texaco) and they recommended using Havoline Multi-Vehicle ATF. They attached a product data sheet which cited Multi-Vehicle ATF as a suitable replacement for ETL 8072-B and ETL 7045-E.

I found a local distributor who drop-shipped to me a box of 12 ea. one (1) quart bottles for $47.00.

BTW I found it much easier to gravity feed the ATF into the trans. I used a larger quart sized funnel and some clear plastic tube routed through the engine bay. When the trans was filled, a pair of needle nose vice-grips clamped off the flow.
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2001 325xit and 2012 328i Sportwagon
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