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Old 09-02-2010, 06:26 PM   #1
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I'm changing my oil for the first time on my M3. Is there anything I should be aware of that would be a potential issue for a first timer.

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Old 09-02-2010, 06:31 PM   #2
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I'm changing my oil for the first time on my M3. Is there anything I should be aware of that would be a potential issue for a first timer.

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Michael
i use 20w50 in mine and the car loves it. i usually overfill it by a 1/4qt to avoid the valve tick otherwise the procedure is straight forward.
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Old 09-04-2010, 03:56 AM   #3
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10w50 synthetic in mine, also changed at three bars on the service indicator -as a precaution- as suggested by BM dealer tech trainer. So about every 12,500kms (approx 8,000miles)

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i use 20w50 in mine and the car loves it. i usually overfill it by a 1/4qt to avoid the valve tick otherwise the procedure is straight forward.
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