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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I own a 2006 E60 auto 520d with almost 90k miles on the clock and has been de-flapped, with regular service. I am a novice car DIY-er but happy to learn and attempt (most) things thanks to this forum. Issues: - Slight hesitation of the RPM needle when around the 2000 RPM mark and...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Folks, Sorry for bringing this old debate up again - I know this has been discussed countless times before in the past, but I haven't really seen anyone come to any sort of conclusion. My six-speed is well notchy, it's only got 54K miles on the clock and I've only had it 6 months, but I know...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have 70,000 miles on the clock now. Does the gearbox oil ever need to be changed on the 535d (LCI)? I know its supposed to be "for life" but in reality is that the case? I did see the rev counter hunt once and sometimes I think going from 3rd into 4th is a bit rougher than it used to...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have just bought a 2001 E39 530i Auto with 81k miles on the clock. The service history is complete (BMW + Indy garages). I am quite prepared to pay for preventative maintenance as I would like to keep this car for the next 4 - 5 years. However, I am not 'handy' and would have a garage do...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Going to be changing the gearbox oil in my e46 323 manual, but i dont know what oil to put in as the book at work goes on about different colour labels need diffrent oil?
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