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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 09-11-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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03 330xi tranny issue.




Is this normal or no?
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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No, you need to go to the dealer for the tail lamp recall.
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:44 AM   #3
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Well I would if I did not work the same hours they are open. :/
I did how ever rig it for the mean time and it works.

But is my tranny broke need new fluid? (mixed stories say not to change fuild)
It leaks nothing and works great, other
than the common gm5 failure.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:53 PM   #4
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Change the trans fluid & filter.
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:48 PM   #5
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Did this problem get resolved? What was the fix?
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:00 PM   #6
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No not yet, im going to try to have the fuild and filter changed this weekend.
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:12 PM   #7
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The lifetime fluid start to boil down over the years. This impacts the fluid movement that shifts the tranny.
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