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Old 06-07-2001, 01:00 AM
yambrovich yambrovich is offline
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Join Date: May 2000
Location: Scotts Valley, CA.
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BE SUPER CAREFUL WHEN PUTTING THE TRANS PAN BACK!!!

Torque specs are in INCH-POUNDS, NOT foot-pounds. VERY little torque is used on these bolts. I went through this with my wife's 190E about 6 months ago but didn't have the correct torque spec / wrench. I over-torqued the bolts and it ended up puking all of the Mobil-1 ATF on the ground in the parking lot at my wife's office (53 miles from home, one way!).
Thank God for AAA-Plus (100 mile towing - on a flatbed in this case!). My regular shop just dropped the pan, put in a new filter and filled 'er up (using conventional ATF). I was grateful that it didn't cost me $2500-3000 for a rebuilt trans and labor.
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Jay Yambrovich
Scotts Valley, CA.

1993 300 CE Cabriolet (A124) 131K miles
1997 C-280 133K miles

2000 BMW R1100RT 69K miles
1989 300 E 216K miles (sold)
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