BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Final drive oil for bmw m1 motorsport coupe

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3.0 FINAL DRIVE OIL FOR BMW M1 MOTORSPORT COUPE

The final drive of a BMW M1 is integrated into the manual transmission and the oil supply is accomplished with a mutual oil filling.

Use reputable brand SAE 80 manual transmission oil conforming with specifications MIL-L-2105 A or API- GL 4.

4.0 OIL CHANGE INTERVALS

Maintenance requirements per the vehicle's Service Booklet or the respective Service Maintenance Checklist.

Replacement final drives: same as for new vehicles.

All models as of 9/97 production are factory-filled with synthetic rear axle oil having a long-life service rating.

No oil changes are required for the life of the vehicle.

5.0 CARS WITHOUT SERVICE INDICATOR

First oil change at 600 miles
Further oil changes at 18, 000 miles

Special rule for BMW 530i, 528i (E 12):

1st oil change at 600 miles after final drive replacement
2nd oil change at 4, 500 miles after final drive replacement

Further oil changes at 9, 000 miles intervals, beginning at 9, 000 miles.

6.0 CARS WITH SERVICE INDICATOR

Refer to Service Maintenance checklist for respective model year.

BREAK-IN PROCEDURES

Drive the car with changing engine speeds and road speeds during the first 1, 200 miles/2, 000 km, but never faster than 2/3rds of maximum speed in a selected gear. Avoid using full throttle and kick-down positions of the accelerator pedal during this period.

BMW M3/M5/M6 Up to 1, 200 miles max. engine speed 5500 RPM Generally avoid full-throttle position of the accelerator.

These break-in procedures are, of course, also applicable to replacement final drives.

7.0 OUTPUT SHAFTS

The joints of output shafts have permanent grease lubrication and require no servicing.

The amount of joint grease required after repairing is supplied in the "dust cover repair kit".

8.0 WHEEL BEARINGS

BALL BEARINGS

Bearing unit is lubricated for its service life, cannot be disassembled and does not require subsequent lubrication.

9.0 DIFFERENTIAL HOUSING FINAL DRIVE COVERS AND HOUSING

On 735i/iL, 750iL, M6 and M5 (E28) models, the attaching bolts are to be installed with Hylogrip/Loctite 270 (green) thread sealant (former BMW Part No. 81 22 9 400 086).

Wurth Part No. 8932700
Loctite Part No. 21438

All Models

Resealing Final drive Cover can be obtained via Applied Industrial Technologies Order item number 39246 (Loctite 5970 300ml)

10.0 PINION FLANGE LUBRICANT

All Models

To eliminate cracking or clicking noise from the rear of the vehicle while engaging a drive gear, releasing clutch, during load reversal (shifting from reverse to drive, etc.) or when accelerating from a stationary position.

BMW Part No. 83 22 0 443 864 Lubricant

    Approved final drive oils for front and rear axle final drives with and without limited slip or viscous coupling
    2.0 APPROVED FINAL DRIVE OILS FOR FRONT AND REAR AXLE FINAL DRIVES WITH AND WITHOUT LIMITED SLIP OR VISCOUS COUPLING LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIALS W ...

    Operating fluids as of 11/2015
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