BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Installing Replacement Transmission (GA6HP26Z)

Drain automatic transmission fluid at oil drain plug.

Tightening torque.

IMPORTANT: After completion of work, program transmission control unit.


Catch and dispose of escaping transmission fluid.

Observe country-specific waste-disposal regulations.


Failure to comply with this requirement will result in serious damage to the automatic transmission! Replacement transmission is supplied filled with transmission fluid.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Convert selector lever (1).

Tightening torque. Convert holder (2) for cable.

Transmission Assembly
Fig. 22: Identifying Convert Selector Lever

Convert transportation lock (1).

Convert all cable holders.

Convert all seal plugs.

Convert protective cap on output shaft.

IMPORTANT: After removing transportation lock, secure torque converter against slipping out.

Transmission identification:

Transmission Assembly
Fig. 23: Identifying Convert Transportation Lock


 Transmission Case, Oil

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 Torque Converter Bearing

REPLACING TORQUE CONVERTER SHAFT SEAL (GA6HP26Z) Special tools required: 00 1 450 24 0 200 24 2 351 24 2 352 24 2 353 24 2 360 Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove automatic transmission. IM

 Extension Housing, Bea

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 Air Conditioning Unit Disinfectants

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