Gearbox oil BMW 5 SERIES

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What transmission and gearbox oil for Bmw 5 series ?

The recommended transmission and gearbox oil for the Bmw 5 series is the SAE 80W hypoidal transmission oil API GL-4 and needs a quantity of 1.2 liters.However, this may vary depending on the year, so we have elaborated a list with all the recommended oils and quantities for each year of Bmw 5 series :

DISPLACEMENTENGINE NUMBERYEAROIL TYPESYSTEMSQUANTITY
1.8M40B181990Mineral oil SAE 80W-90 for transmissions API GL-4To: Gearbox1 liter
M43B181990Mineral oil SAE 80W-90 for transmissions API GL-4To: Gearbox1 liter
M10B181985SAE 80W hypoidal transmission oil API GL-4To: Gearbox1.2 liters
1983SAE 80W hypoidal transmission oil API GL-4To: Gearbox1.2 liters

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