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Old 07-25-2010, 01:02 PM
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How many quarts of oil do i put in?

im changing my oil right now and cant find it anywhere in the owners man. how many quarts do i put in its a 02 745li? thanks
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:19 PM
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I'm betting 100$ that it's in the manual. Look for the engine specifications....that being said, should be a little less than 8 quarts
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:29 PM
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put in 5 quarts and check the dipstick. add quarts until it reads slightly over full. Run the engine, then check again.
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:35 PM
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8 quarts is enough. I just changed mine and put 8 and half quarts, the computer shows a little bit over...
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Old 07-25-2010, 02:50 PM
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It usually 8 qts but just start checking the dipstick around the 8th qt.
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:53 PM
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When i changed mine, i put 9qt and computer shows full, also i kept one more quart for future fill and i remember i put it in like after 5k-6k
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Old 07-25-2010, 11:28 PM
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8 qt and then check it should be 8.5 with filter.
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Old 07-27-2010, 06:48 AM
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With a new filter it's actually closer to 9 qt's. Put in 8, run it for a few mins then re-check. It will probably take another qt. Be carefull not to overfill!
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:40 AM
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Dealer charges me for 9qts...so 9 qts.
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:06 PM
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Dealer charges me for 9qts...so 9 qts.
I just lauged to myself at the thought of the dealer cheating you by charging you for an extra quart. hehe.
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Old 07-27-2010, 03:02 PM
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Was told by dealer yesterday when I bought filter it takes 9qts
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Old 07-27-2010, 03:20 PM
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im changing my oil right now and cant find it anywhere in the owners man. how many quarts do i put in its a 02 745li? thanks
on page 217 of your owners manual under capacities.
Engine with oil filter change
745i, 745Li
quarts/liters
8.5/8.0
BMW High Performance
Synthetic Oil.
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:34 AM
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Well this is my first oil change for my Bimmer . I have a coupon for 64.99 @ BMW of Silver Spring. Christina told me it is 9 QT. So I informed her its 8.5, she said they cant do it unless its 9. so my 64.99 coupon is going to more like 80+. This is going to be my last time letting BMW change my Oil. It cant be that bad I have changed and done breaks on all my cars.......
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:16 AM
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Manual says to service it with 8.5qts. They charge for 9 because its basically wasting a bottle of oil. The other .5 is not gonna hurt your engine.
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:17 AM
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Manual says to service it with 8.5qts. They charge 9 because its basically wasting a bottle of oil. The other .5 is not gonna hurt your engine.
yup, 8.5
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:19 AM
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Update- I just realized that my coupon expired...LOL Well I contact Christina and she decided to honor the coupon anyway!!! Guess I lucked out today.
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Old 10-06-2011, 08:42 AM
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Go for 9qts, ive changed mine so many times! It deff doesnt take anything less than 8
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:50 PM
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BMW says 8.5 quarts with new filter, $64 worth of oil + $4 for the new drain plug and o ring.
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:58 PM
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So got the oil change. $85 total. I'm a little disappointed Christina didn't come and talk to me considering that she was FINE!!!! LOL. They even gave it a wash, kinda disappointed because I could see swirls in it. I usually hand wash my 745....dont know how they washed it.
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Old 03-23-2015, 05:56 AM
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Old 03-31-2015, 09:13 AM
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8.5qt put me right at full. Noticed I used 1/4qt after only 2000 miles!
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