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My husband made a stupid mistake. He started to add oil to our 2002 530i when he realized he was pouring it into the transmission fluid hole. He thinks about 1/3 of a quart went in before he realized his mistake. Will this cause damage? What should we do now?

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It wont cause immediate damage, but could over time. The best solution is to get the fluid changed soon. Transmission fluid Is oil just a different type with a lot of additives. The dilution of what he added should be a problem id dealt with quickly.

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Yes it Will! You need to take it to the Dealership and have them Drain and Flush the Transmission Before it gets Ruined. Oil is a LOT Heavier than Trans Fluid and will harm the Clutches inside.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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