What kind of fluid goes in a ZF transmission?

ZF 3 and 4-speed automatic transmissions must be filled with approved ATF oils according to ZF list of lubricants TE-ML 11, lubricant class 11A / 11B or with mineral ATF oils according to the former Specification Dexron II / Dexron III by General Motors.

What ATF does BMW use?

ATF Dexron III
ATF Dexron III is the fluid standard for 4-speed BMW automatics (ZF 4HP). This is also the most common ATF you will find at auto parts stores (it’s compatible with most GM and Ford auto transmissions).

When should I change my transmission fluid ZF?

ZF recommends a transmission oil change every eight years or 50,000 miles, and that’s a job you can tackle at home.

What is ZF oil?

ZF EcoFluid HV is a hydrocrack high-performance oil developed for automatic and manual ZF transmissions under harsh operating conditions, especially in hot regions.

How much oil does a zf6 hold?

It holds approximately 6 1/2 quarts. 05 Chevy 2500HD, Dark blue, Crew Cab, LS, LB, 4WD, Dmax with ZF-6 speed. Running Banks ram air intake, Banks 4″ cat back exhaust and Hypertech power programer III.

Is BMW transmission fluid lifetime?

The consensus is that the fluid is good for the lifetime of the fluid & nothing else. Once it’s dirty & worn out it needs to be changed. In our experience, automatic transmission fluid & filter services should be performed at about 80,000 miles.

How much is a transmission fluid for BMW?

The average cost of a BMW transmission fluid is between $9.89 and $78.99.

Do ZF gearboxes need servicing?

The lifetime of your ZF transmission can be extended with a service every 60,000 miles or every 6 years and in our experience not changing the oil has caused problems including slow or jerky gearshifts and in some cases premature transmission failure.

How do I service my ZF 8 speed transmission?

Steps required to service a ZF 8-Speed transmission:

  1. Step 1: Raise the vehicle in the air.
  2. Step 2: Remove the under panels.
  3. Step 3: Loosen the fill plug.
  4. Step 4: Remove the drain plug and drain the transmission.
  5. Step 5: Clean the mating surfaces.
  6. Step 6: Install the new pan and filter assembly.

How much fluid goes in a ZF6 transmission?

ZF S6-650/S6-750 Manual Transmission Specs

Transmission: ZF S6-650 & S6-750
Weight: ~ 235 lbs
Oil Capacity: ZF S6-650 5.5 liters, 5.81 quarts
ZF S6-750 6 liters, 6.34 quarts
Fluid Type/Spec: Ford calls for MERCON V ATF GM calls for TranSynd synthetic transmission fluid Recommend Amsoil Signature Series full synthetic ATF

How often should BMW transmission fluid be changed?

between every 30 to 60 thousand miles
Your BMW’s transmission fluid is supposed to be replaced between every 30 to 60 thousand miles, and if it isn’t, then it may start to smell. A sweet or burning odor could be the transmission fluid (although it could also be the coolant.)