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Old 10-12-2011, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by savad View Post
I have a '01 BMW X5 3.0. I was driving on the freeway and as soon as I came out, it started losing power. The RPM's would hit red and I'd move a few feet. Now it barely moves. It has the original ATF. I opened the fill plug and drained a couple quarts and put in 4 thinking that it may have leaked a bit but I am still having the same problem. Any ideas?
Have you checked the output from the transfer case to the front driveshaft, to see if the splines are damaged?

The transmission requires precisely the correct amount of fluid, so you can't just throw some fluid at it and not expect to have problems.
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