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Old 01-19-2013, 12:44 PM
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Engine oil capacity

It really frosts my a$$ that BMW has decided not to disclose the engine oil capacity in the owner's manual. It advises that oil changes should only be done at the dealer. WTF?

Anyway, what is the oil capacity with a new filter?
IIRC, my E46 was ~7 qts.
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:56 PM
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change yourself or independent service centre

1/2 the price

It takes 5.5 litre

Full synthetic oil like
Mobil 1
Shell Helix Ultra Extra
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