Originally Posted by echelon153
I did the first oil change on my wife's 2005 3.0i with 5,500 miles. Here's a DIY guide on how I did it. Took approx. 30 minutes. Hope this helps somewhat to those who wish to do it themseleves.
I'm still puzzled why your '05 just had the first oil change. The dealer will change your oil annually (included in the free maint) if you do not put many miles on the car. (For example, my '05 M3 has only 8,000 miles on it and has had the oil changed three times by the dealer for free, although the first of those was an extra M break-in change.)
BMW CCA #115780
'14 X3 35i M sport
Last edited by LMC; 08-14-2008 at 11:08 AM.