I noticed some transmission oil leak, further investigation made me think that it might be the front seal. Its not leaking much, couple of drops when the car idles. I was wondering whether any of you changed the front seal. What kind of a whole am I looking in my pocket? Should I keep driving the car and keep adding fluid from time to time or should I get it fixed? Whats involved?
The front seal cost around $5. Maybe $7. It is a piece of cake to replace. But you have to remove the gear box.
Front seal for the 525 gear box,
Front seal for the 540 gear box,
I'd live with the oil leak for now.
'95 525i 5 spd, 5/94 w/'93 M50tu
'94 540it, 3/93 converted to 6 spd w/a '93 e32 Nikasil M60
'01 540it, 6/01
'03 325i 5 speed, 9/02
'10 mini 6 speed