Back in the day, people would overfill their oil slightly so that enough remains in the sump under hard cornering. These are often quite thick. This The 328 takes 5 quarts. Also, which oil filter would you recommend? Which engine is in the car? If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. If not, what would be the next best choice of oil? Does the sound diminish as you level out in speed? You could also need a new Valvetronic motor.
After 3 seconds a warning triangle will appear. As the first model of the series came in March 2005, the sedan E90 on the market. It can be your intake and exhaust solenoids at the very front of your motor. The car you purchased was driven so little, it got clogged. Did it save you time or money? Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your 328xi for potential trouble spots.
I'll probably get the oil change kit from them. If the filter you buy does not, they stock them at the parts stores — just ask. Each situation and its solution was unique. In this case, shut everything down and start over. At which point, I will put the keys and the title on the manager's desk and request a replacement car. I would wait until you get other issues resolved first. With any other oil, it was incessant on track.
Now, if i have the car in Sport mode, nothing is there, no hesitation at all, I think because tranny is on longer shifts. I recently switched to it and am waiting to update the article until I gather more information about its impact to gas mileage. What if they over-torque the filter nut? It might just take some time to clear up and start throwing random trouble codes as it moves through the process. I would agree that an oil change is very easy, especially with the drain plug flap, but be aware that the tightening torque is quite different for the rear-wheel drive and the all-wheel drive as the all-wheel drive has a metal oil pan and the rear-wheel drive is plastic. Is it possible it had a former life before you got it? These estimates show a range of fair prices for your vehicle and geographic area. All other trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners. In this case, shut everything down and start over.
Compare to other oils and other intervals. If you hold the button too long, about 10 seconds, the system will go into an internal coding mode. If you can present more detail, maybe I or another reader can assist. I want a simple dip stick. I appreciate your inputs and any advise you have for me…. Did you find this posting useful? Change interval based on your 328xi owner's manual.
Changing the oil on these cars is ridiculously easy with a pair of Rhino ramps or similar. Our X3 required a very large metric socket — attempting to remove the filter cap with pliers or an adjustable wrench proved futile and only served to mangle the cap a bit. I don't plan to do the out of schedule oil change at the dealership due to cost. Best to have it checked by an experienced mechanic to be certain. I also had bad experience there with their sales department and ended up ordering from an out of state bimmerfest sponsor dealer.
The diagnostic connector the black cylinder in the figure. Also, which oil filter would you recommend? You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. Having great car that runs poorly is frustrating. . Volumes could be written about motor oil ratings, viscosity, additives, and brand comparisons. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Make sure you get the correct spec fluid.
I hope the new oil level sensor fixes the problem. This is the behavior you want — it acts like a thin oil when cold and a thick oil when hot, so its lubrication properties remain consistent. So 5w40 oil will act as like 5-weight oil at cold temperature and 40-weight oil at high temperature. If you would have anything to add, for us every opinion counts. My guess is that 20w-50 would be too thick for a 2007 X3. I don't plan to do the out of schedule oil change at the dealership due to cost. Recently purchased from a Mercedes dealer came from a trade-in, but vehicle appears to be in excellent shape.
Hi I have a 2011 E90 328i. What if they cross-thread the oil drain bolt? Here is some info from Kirk, in case anyone is interested. Cleo Washington I have a 1994 530i with the 3. I say all this to pose the question; I wonder if sustained high G scenarios makes the newer N52 tick, as well? If not, what would be the next best choice of oil? With any oil, the lubricating properties of diminish as the oil ages and gets dirtier. Effective solutions for these vehicles included: changing the oil sooner, using heavier oil, using lighter oil, or using a particular oil additive. I am still waiting to hear from the dealership. So, what should you buy? We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your 328xi.
There is not much traffic there yet, but the folks that hive signed up might be able to add some insight. Now, several brands are available, including Castrol. I gently cleans the tiny hydraulic passages in the lifters and gets the full oil flow back through them. I need to know what I need to change the oil. At least take your car to a local independent that specializes in German cars and knows what they're doing. Anyone bought and used Mobil1 recently? This information is meant to be used as a guideline only. It is literally a ten minute process.