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Old 03-09-2014, 01:18 PM
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Dash board lights

New here and I'm not sure what these lights are for I have a x5 4.4i
And on the lower left side when I turn the key there are 6green lights in a row but mine is saying I only have one green one then it's the red one
Does anyone know what they mean


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Old 03-09-2014, 04:14 PM
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Hey,

those lights are indicators to telling you when it's time to change the oil. Since you have only one green left, it's almost time for an oil change!
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Old 03-09-2014, 05:21 PM
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If you have an owners manual...look under Service Interval Display. If you don't have one, please type "BMW e53 X5 owners manual PDF" in a google search box and download it to you CPU or device...you're going to miss a lot of important info without one. There's lots of things that you'll miss if you don't have a manual, or are new to BMW ownership.

If you don't have one...there's actually 5 green lights, 1 yellow light, and 1 red light. If you've gone thru the first 5 green lights, it's time for either the OIL SERV or INSPECTION. Are one of those phrases illuminated, too?

FIVE green LEDs illuminated


Five green LEDs off & down to the yellow LED & service light illuminated

Below is the explanation from the owners manual about the Service Interval Display, Information from the Maintenance/Service booklet that came with the owners manual, and BMW info about how SIA III works:







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