Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 7 Series / 8 Series > 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)

7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
Discussion pertaining to the flagship BMW here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-05-2013, 07:15 PM
tjducet tjducet is offline
Registered User
Location: Vancouver
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 7
Mein Auto: 2006 BMW 750Li
06' 750Li Oil Consumption

Good Day;

Would any care to comment on what the average oil consuption I could expect from an average 4.8L V8 2006 750Li engine. I think I am consumeing engine oil at a higher rate, yet I cannot observe any off the clssic "tell, tell" sign of an engine leaking and/or burning oil. Any input will be appreciated, ThANKS.
__________________
tjducet
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 04-06-2013, 09:15 AM
Drb007 Drb007 is offline
Registered User
Location: Wi
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 37
Mein Auto: 2006 BMW 750Li
I have the same car. It has about 116,000 miles now and find that I need to add at least a quart between changes (10,000 miles).
I also have the rough idle issue, and from the reading I have done here, I think it is all related to a VANOS issue.
I am working with the mechanic right now to repair the seals on my VANOS solenoids and will let you know if that reduces my oil consumption.
I also find no leaks anywhere, nor does it blow oil smoke out of the pipes.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 7 Series / 8 Series > 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms