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1997 BMW 328i convertible automatic tranny slipping

I have a 1997 BMW 328i convertible automatic transmission. I can't seem to find where to add tranny fluid. It seems to slip or lag when going from reverse to drive. Any help will be appreciated.

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I would also check the Transmission 'switch' ( A / M) on center console next to your Shifter... My 328 just started this symptom... when changing from Rev. to Drive, it goes into 'Winter' mode.. (M) and feels like its slipping... Just press the "A" side of the button...and it should shift normally.. of course, then there's a problem with the switch ! bout $90... g

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To check oil start vehicle in park and let idle, open large allen bolt [normally 17mm] on g/box sump, oil should spill from aperture. if not top up until it does. this must be done at a temperature of less than 30 degrees celsius as oil expands at higher temperatures.

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