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BMW DIY Video – Fluid and Filter Change, Automatic Transmission, ZF 5HP Models

July 8, 2016

This video, from ZF Services, details the fluid and filter change (replacement) for the ZF 5-HP family of 5-speed automatic transmissions (5HP-18 with green label, 5HP-19, 5HP-24 with green label), as used in many later model BMWs.

Thanks to ZF Services for allowing us to post this video.

Click HERE to see our other automatic transmission filter and fluid change DIY Video for examples of fluid and filter changes on earlier 5 and 4 speed BMW automatic transmissions.

Click HERE to see the ZF 6HP 6-speed  fluid and filter change video.

The applicable Bentley repair manual will detail the specific steps in changing the fluid and filter for your BMW model and transmission application.  Click on the link below.

Click HERE for a discussion on replacing the fluid in high mileage BMW automatic transmissions and why “lifetime” is not what you may think.

Click HERE for official ZF letter detailing current service recommendations for “lifetime” original fluid applications.

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Bentley repair manuals:

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