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HYDRA – MATIC 4L40 – E / 5L40 – E

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permission of General Motors Corporation, Service Operations."
The information and part numbers contained in this booklet have
been carefully compiled from industry sources known for their
reliability, but ATSG does not guarantee its accuracy.
Copyright © ATSG 2002
INTRODUCTION
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HYDRA-MATIC 4/5L40-E
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Beginning at the start of production for some 1999 models, BMW has introduced a new 5 speed automatic
transmission that is designed and manufactured by General Motors Powertrain division in Strasbourg, France
and is illustrated in Figure 1. This new transmission is designated as follows:
GM Designation - 5L40-E BMW Designation - A5S 360R
Model year 1999 applications are as follows:
Model year 2003 applications are as follows:
3 Series BMW, with 2.5L Gasoline Engine, Used in USA and Japan.
3 Series BMW, with 2.8L Gasoline Engine, Used in USA and Japan.
5 Series BMW, with 3.0L Diesel Engine, Used Worldwide.
Cadillac CTS model, Gasoline Engine, Used Worldwide
DALE ENGLAND
FIELD SERVICE CONSULTANT
ED KRUSE
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
WAYNE COLONNA
TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR
PETER LUBAN
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
JIM DIAL
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
GREGORY LIPNICK
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
JERRY GOTT
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
JON GLATSTEIN
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
DAVID CHALKER
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
STANTON ANDERSON
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
ROLAND ALVAREZ
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
GERALD CAMPBELL
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
Published
July, 2002

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