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bimmerology 08-27-2007 08:21 PM

oil light
does each light for the oil mean 100 miles u have gone

77vetteguy 08-27-2007 08:22 PM

i think its more than that. theres only about 5 lights

E36 Phantom 08-27-2007 08:46 PM

More. About 1300 miles each.

Conehead 08-27-2007 10:19 PM

Its about 2000 kilometres (which is close to 1300 miles in non metric countires) from memory.


jasonf860 08-28-2007 05:46 AM

We should add that it's a calculated mileage also. If you start the car and drive without it being warm, it adds more... Meaning cold mileage is tallied faster. An actual cold mile may be tallied as up to 4 miles in regards to the oil.

Pirate_copy 08-28-2007 05:52 AM

Read this mate -

rwg 08-28-2007 09:32 AM

deja vu

Pirate_copy 08-28-2007 10:44 AM

I know.....

bimmerology 08-28-2007 09:12 PM

ty guys for the info

320what? 08-28-2007 10:09 PM


Originally Posted by rwg (Post 2605585)
deja vu

used cars, no clear manuals, US/Europe cars, uncertainty what to do in the end due to conflicting advice given on many forums... no wonder. :)

E36 Phantom 08-28-2007 11:18 PM

Hey, that reminds me, 320what did you ever get your OBC off German? I think you can change it by unlocking it, I changed mine from English to German. (And back again...I can't read German but it was fun anyways lol)

320what? 08-29-2007 03:44 AM

yes, got it back to English per Vull's instructions some time ago. :) Nice. Now i have not the Brefsdfsfdrsaaffket but Brake Light Circuit message coming up every now and then. LIke i said, nice. :D

E36 Phantom 08-29-2007 04:24 PM

Ok cool, just wondering. I had some fun playing with the hidden functions of

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