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      02-17-2011, 06:51 PM   #1
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M3 M-DCT Transmission Fluid

I have a bit of a problem... My car is very low on transmission fluid.. Its a 2010 M3 with an M-DCT Transmission.. Unfortunately our local BMW dealership in egypt doesnt have that oil and say it will take 2 months to order it !!

I need to know if anyone used anything other than the original BMW Transmission fluid on his DCT Transmission...

The original oil is DCTF-1 FFL-4 Part Number (83-22-0-440-214)

I know Pentosin and HKS make FFL-4 however we dont have that either !! I have read somewhere that Dexron VI could be used instead...

Does anyone know or has anyone tried any other oil..

Here are the oil's specs
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      02-17-2011, 07:03 PM   #2
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o egypt, congrats on kicking the "president" out.

i don't know answer for your question, but y is ur fluid low when it's 2010 model?
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      02-17-2011, 07:47 PM   #3

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You could try South Side Performance, they have their own version of DCT oil and have rebuilt the DCT transmission. I suspect you'd have to swap all you oil out.
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      02-17-2011, 07:54 PM   #4
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want me to get some and FedEx to you?
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      02-20-2011, 04:31 PM   #5

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The debate of whether or not DCT fluid is lifetime fill or not is always evident. However I've never seen ANYONE suggest it was a consumable!
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      02-21-2011, 03:50 AM   #6
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Indeed...How would you even know the fluid level was low....the DCT is not really a dealer serviceable item and if the transmission is leaking fluid it seems like standard BMW procedure is just to replace it.
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      02-22-2011, 12:49 AM   #7

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SSP makes an upgraded DCT fluid. Google it
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