Everybody knows that the automatic gearbox from the famous German company zf successfully used on cars of other companies: bmw, Audi, Toyota. Using Automatic third-party does not impact on such popular virtues of bmw as a quick response and sporty: because these qualities are ensured by setting the control electronics. The mechanical part of the same automatic transmission is constant, and its reliability exceeds all expectations. The design of such boxes are basically there for more than three decades, and I can safely say that all of its features have been tested by time. In the case of a bmw automatic transmission can be sure: here definitely will not be any unpleasant surprises (which, for example, lay in wait for the owners of the early series variator Audi). bmw machines do not suffer "genetic diseases". However, this does not mean that we should not consider when they operation of certain structural features. Ignoring the specifics can lead to the fact that the automatic transmission bmw requires service. The main secret of how to ensure trouble-free operation Automatic bmw smoothly even when "Space" mileage runs – it's proper use and care. Should be minimized to reduce slipping, slipping, as well as towing heavy trailers (this is the only thing that can lead to untimely death "Automaton"), as well as ensure the timely replacement of oil and filters. Why you should avoid slipping? This is because the lining of friction disks in the "box" BMW's are made of special paper with a high frictional quality.