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Remove the screws at the bottom of the door and at the handle. Gently pull away and lift up on the panel. BMW panels have a lip at the top that rests in the groove at the top of the door. Take your time but you may still have to buy a couple of the plastic clips.
Look for an A/C delete kit. We've installed several at the shops.
You need a flush machine to really change an automatic transmission's fluid. You can't get the fluid out of the torque converter which is half the total volume. You need a flush machine that hooks into the trtans cooler lines and exchanges the fluid quart for quart. A drian and refill is like finding a gallon of sour milk in the frig and emtpying half of it and filling up with fresh milk. It's still sour.
Check engine light on?
Did the engine ingest the water or was it flooded?
Do you know where the adjustment knob is?
That's probably a $2,800.00 job with a 1 year warranty.
If the fluid was dark brown that's the clutch material. You'll most likely need a rebuilt transmission for $3900.00.
About $800.00 just for the bags. You may also need the module.
It's the PCM or power control module. Clear the code again and if it comes back you'll need to bring it to a shop and have them test the computer.
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