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mgulizia 12-03-2012 07:29 AM

false oil level readings.
 
I recently purchased a 2007 525XI. Had everything checked out before purchase. I noticed after around 800 miles my oil light came on. I checked it through the system and it said add a quart. I waited until the end of the day and it said oil level full. I am getting different readings day to day. Any suggestions? Thanks..

pcy 12-03-2012 09:54 AM

Oil level sensor (attached on the bottom of oil pan) may be the culprit for those erroneous readings.
Replacing the oil level sensor is not that difficult; do it when you are ready to do oil change.

If you are in Nashua, I am not too far from you... Westford

mgulizia 12-03-2012 10:28 AM

Thanks very much. That's pretty much what I thought it would be.


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