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Old 04-30-2015, 12:41 PM
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Is $180 average for oil change and cabin air filter replacement?? Yikes! 2011 328xi
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Old 04-30-2015, 12:48 PM
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At a dealer, yes. An independent should be 130-150.
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Old 04-30-2015, 12:56 PM
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7Q of Mobil1 0W40 plus filter cost <$60 . If you add one beer to it it will make $62..
Time? Can change it much quicker than it takes me to drive car to and back from mechanic
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Old 04-30-2015, 12:58 PM
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I think I'm being charged for an hour. It's the only place I have found that I trust (so far anyways). Don't want to take it to the dealer.
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:01 PM
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I think I'm being charged for an hour. It's the only place I have found that I trust (so far anyways). Don't want to take it to the dealer.
Then they are overcharging you for the oil.
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:47 PM
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:53 PM
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In the SF Bay area, normal charges are $170 with BMW Synthetic (Castrol), but dealers here know sensitivity of owners to service costs, so they also offer a $90 'Value Service' with Pennzoil synthetic
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:54 PM
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In the SF Bay area, normal charges are $170 with BMW Synthetic (Castrol), but dealers here know sensitivity of owners to service costs, so they also offer a $90 'Value Service' with Pennzoil synthetic
But the OP is not using a dealer for her oil change, so that is still very steep for an indy shop.
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:15 PM
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Cabin air filter is about $35. Indy would mark it up plus labor.
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:18 PM
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Most dealers usually have a $79 oil change special if you ask for it.

http://www.bmwofcrystallake.com/value-service.htm

Even in Chicago.
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:22 PM
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I guess I will call the dealer and see what they quote me
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:30 PM
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I guess I will call the dealer and see what they quote me
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Old 04-30-2015, 02:56 PM
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Was quoted 135 for oil change and cabin filter at the local dealer.
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Old 04-30-2015, 03:43 PM
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Was quoted 135 for oil change and cabin filter at the local dealer.
That seems like a decent price considering what dealers can charge for those 2 services.
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Local dealer usually has an internet coupon, $70 for a 3er. Don't know about the cabin filter because that's easy enough to do myself. Price around a couple of dealers for specials.
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Old 04-30-2015, 05:53 PM
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Anyone with 15 minutes and a wrench can change that cabin filter. I sure wouldn't pay anyone to do it. Video how-to is on YouTube.
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7Q of Mobil1 0W40 plus filter cost <$60 . If you add one beer to it it will make $62..
Time? Can change it much quicker than it takes me to drive car to and back from mechanic
Geezus...how many beers is that?

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Old 04-30-2015, 06:31 PM
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Anyone with 15 minutes and a wrench can change that cabin filter. I sure wouldn't pay anyone to do it. Video how-to is on YouTube.
Wait a minute! Let's keep this 'in house.' We're a family after all. Shall we consult CALWATERBOY? I'm sure he has the perfect DIY answer.
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:42 PM
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Since you changed your own spark plugs, you have already done the work necessary to change your cabin filter. Do that yourself, and then you can pay for an oil change.

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Wait a minute! Let's keep this 'in house.' We're a family after all. Shall we consult CALWATERBOY? I'm sure he has the perfect DIY answer.
Can he quote the answer in beers?

After all, y'gotta speak 'Murrican.
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Does that price include rear end lube?
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Old 05-01-2015, 10:03 AM
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Does that price include rear end lube?
LMAO and topping off the blinker fluid
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Geezus...how many beers is that?

Not sure. I only do wine.
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:44 AM
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What happened here?!
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Old 05-02-2015, 07:44 AM
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Cabin air filter is about $35. Indy would mark it up plus labor.
I picked up a cabin filter at NAPA yesterday for $18.
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