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Old 10-30-2012, 11:56 AM
jashearer jashearer is offline
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Originally Posted by boostedX5SAV View Post
I had mine changed at 7,500 at a BMW dealer for $60. I was searching for a reputable non dealer and they couldn't fit me in for that day so I went to a dealer and they had a special on oil change at the time. I told them not to reset the computer or maintenance interval so I still get to bring the car in at 15,000.
You got lucky, every coupon I've ever seen from BMW for oil changes excludes Ms and Diesels specifically due to the high cost of oil.

I had a prelim done @ 5k as well, and paid ~$100 for it at the dealer, I could have gotten the kit from Tischer for cheaper and did it myself, but for the difference I didn't want to have to worry about fighting a battle in the future if something went wrong.

I don't plan on doing any other mid-interval changes I just wanted to get any initial wear items out of the oil before the first change.

Jay
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