Differential/Gear Oil Replacement Estimate for BMW L6

BMW L6 Differential/Gear Oil Replacement costs $88 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$88 to $98
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $18
Average Dealer price
$129
Average Shop price
$106
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1987 BMW L6L6-3.5LService typeDifferential/Gear Oil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$89.44Shop/Dealer Price$119.71 - $153.34
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All about Differential/Gear Oil Replacement

Differential oil is a type of oil. Cars have a gearbox connecting the two axles. This gearbox is responsible for the conversion of engine power and its transmission to the wheels, allowing them to turn at varying speeds. This part of the car is called the differential, and lubrication is needed for it to function properly. Differential fluid, also called differential oil, provides the lubrication and cooling of the car’s differential. The fluid is there to protect the gears’ metal surfaces from friction, and to prevent overheating and burning.

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