BW65/66 Transmission parts, repair guidelines, problems, manuals

Transmission general data

Number of gears Transmission Type Drive ATF (full capacity) L ATF (change) L ATF type
3 AT RWD 10 4-4,5 ATF Type F

BW65/BW66 automatic transmission is mounted on the BMW Bavaria (1971 – 1974) and Jaguar XJ6 (1980-1987). This complex system combines electronic, mechanical and hydraulic components. But despite of high degree of safety some problems may occur in the process of transmission operation.

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Technical issues and repair guidelines

When the slippage takes place during the operation of this type of transmission it may lead to slow gear-shifting and vibrations, therefore it is an important signal for visiting repair services.

The most common problems related to this transmission are:

- shortage or surplus of oil;

- long slippage;

- sharp driving dynamics.

The sleeve and other parts of BW65/66 transmission can get overheated that usually leads to overheat cracks and other mechanical damages.