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525it oil low message

07-05-2005, 10:52 PM
I got a cherry 1995 525ti about 2,500 miles ago with 81,000 miles. It reads 1/4 qt low on the dip stick but I have been getting low oil messages for the last 500 miles intermittently. I have not put oil in yet so the car uses very little oil it appears. Is this a case of having to go to the shop to have the computer checked out.

07-16-2005, 08:23 AM
I would top the oil up as a precaution anyway, but it looks like the sensor in the pan is faulty.


08-13-2005, 04:42 PM
Had same problem on my 540i. I don't believe in additives or snake oils but this product seems to work well in the oil. www.auto-rx.com The sensor gets gunked up and it thinks it's low on oil.