Enclosure 14 to SI 24 05 96 (143), edition 02/2019


The automatic transmissions have a life-time oil filling. These transmissions require no oil change for their entire service life.

The approved lifetime fluid must be used after repair work on the gearbox or transmission oil cooler.


The lifetime oil must not be mixed with or replaced by other types of automatic transmission fluid as this will cause transmission failure.

Trade name BMW part number Container size
ATF-3+ 83 22 2 289 720 1 litre

The lifetime fluids ATF-3 and ATF-3+ can be mixed with each other.