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Old 04-10-2019, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by DeafM5 View Post
Upon inspection, they did only filled the transmission while the engine was off. That's why the previous owner could not add more oil. I drained from transmission and it only drained 3.5 liter of oil, maybe less.

I did this first time after transmission swap, then I realized that transmission pump will suck in more oil if the engine is running. I proceeded to add oil until it dripped out of filler. It has been fine since.
I bought my E90 with a "Bad transmission". The PO did not refill with the engine running.
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