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Hi MacKenzie, The gear box on your vehicle is filled from underneath the car. It will be better for you to have the filling carried out by a service center, where the correct equipment is available. If you would like to do the job yourself, the vehicles front wheels must be chocked and make sure the chocking is very secure. The engine must be warmed up. The rear end of the car should be jacked to an angle of about thirty degrees. The engine should be left running and then you go underneath. Under the gearbox molded into the oil pan you will see the recessed filler plug. The plug must be removed and the box filled from underneath. As I've said, it's a job rather left to those with the equipment. Regards John
Posted on Oct 27, 2012
If cant find transfluid stick means it is a garage job when they do flush they put correct amount back in
Posted on Oct 27, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2003 BMW 325I Power Steering
when looking at the engine with the hood up, look to the right hand side for something that looks like this (#1 in the pic): http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ET37&mospid=47720&btnr=32_0957&hg=32&fg=20
it will be black in color, but don't confuse it with the oil filter housing. power steering reservoir will have a unique cap (#2 in the pic) that can be removed with your hand. the one that has the large nut on top is the oil filter. remove the cap and put in the correct fluid.
hope this helped.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
i have to admit without more detail it's hard to say.... my educated guess would be that one of the hoses to the transmission cooler has blow and needs to be replaced. do NOT drive the car till that is done.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
On the driver side of the transmission pan there is a fill plug. The car must be in the air and level. With the car running fluid will run out of the plug hole when it is full. This is no fun without a lift.
Posted on Sep 01, 2009
SOURCE: power steering fluid level
most power steering caps have dipstick attached to the lid,and show a level for warm and cold, if not check the level is approx 1inc below neck...
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
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