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  1. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Well folks, I recently got my F32 (2013) serviced at a local garage. Just standard oil change and filter change. When I got it back everything seemed normal until my car comes to operating temperature and I get a warning to refil Engine oil by 1ltr. The I drive measurement throws the same...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I recently purchased a 2007 530xi with 165k km on it, first thing I did was get the oil changed because I wasn’t sure exactly how to check the oil when I first purchased the vehicle due to there being no dipstick. Anyways, I got the shop to top off the car And as soon as I left the lot the I...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I'm driving around and suddenly get an alert that my oil is below min level and to put a quart of oil in as soon as possible. I park the car for 2 hours and then I drive to auto store which takes about 20 minutes... by the time I get there, oil screen on iDrive says oil is at max level. I buy...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Just got back from BMW with an $1100 quote for a repair on my oil pan. The shop sent an email claiming: "There is a transmission oil leak coming from the transmission oil pan. This repair totals $1071... and would cover leaking transmission oil pan and associated gaskets." I have no desire to...
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, I am a fairly new BMW owner (well my son drives it). The oil light (yellow) keeps coming on. I drove it Sunday and the light was on. I stopped to ask if they could assist me by adding some oil. He put 1.5 quart in, he showed me how to view the oil level, which showed just under the full...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2003 manual transmission 325i and my oil light keeps turning on spuratically while I'm driving. I'm paranoid AF that my oil pump is going to go out, because of the light and because there is a ticking type noise, not lifters, it almost sounds like the ticking your hot car makes...
  7. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I purchased a 2013 750i in April 2016. It had 15000 miles. It is now Dec, 2016 and I have 26000 miles and my low oil light has come on at least 6 times, since my purchase. I was told that I would have to put 2 quarts in every 2500 miles; REALLY???? Today I was told that it's because my vehicle...
  8. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hello all, I have a 2008 750Li, just hit 100k miles, had it almost a year and a half now. Seems I burn (nothing visible smoking or dripping) about 1 quart every 1000 miles which I believe from reading not a big issue. My concern is trusting the electronic level indicator, is there no way to...
  9. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Someone.anyone. please help me ): All the foreign mechanics in my area screw me over, telling me it's something different just to make some cash. Okay; My car has around 220k miles on it so keep that in mind I have no upgrades as far as anything goes besides my exhaust is straight piped...
  10. E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
    This is my first post. This is a 2008 m3 dash picture. Does this dash picture indicate a car with low oil. I appreciate your thoughts on this. I was told it indicated an open door. Thank you very much. This is a car I am considering. _a2_
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My 2008 550i just hit 103k and last month my "Low Coolant" light came on, i topped of the coolant which was about 1/6 of a gallon low. After a local shop replaced my Brake pads and rotors (and break sensor) I took my car to the dealership because the I could not reset my "Brake Pad" service...
  12. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    My 2000 BMW E38 has this weird starting issue where you turn the key and the engine fires up but the starter doesn't sound like it disengages. Soon after a warning comes over the display that I need to shut down the engine because of an oil problem. I stop it and fire up again and it's fine. On...
  13. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So I got the Add 1 quart of oil sign. I was going to the dealer but I was just like let me do it myself. So I looked on some forums and I bought. Because this is was the BMW dealers use. Castrol EDGE Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Did I put in the right oil
  14. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I have to post high praise for the BMW dealer! Difficult problem to diagnose and bluntly caused by the engineering design of the BMW X5. Thankfully [dealer] stayed on the case until BMW Corp figured out the issue - or maybe they didn't - read on. As for BMW Corp., apparently they have decided...
  15. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I pickup my F10 550i via ED in July '10 and have a tick over 7k miles. As of date, I put in 3 quarts of oil in my car. :thumbdwn: Is this normal? Last, sometimes when I park my car in the garage, I can smell oil burning. My previous 2008 550i, I only add a quart of oil once and that was...
  16. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hi everyone, Just bought a 318i this last Friday, and I already have spent one night waiting on the roadside for a tow truck, a whole weekend working under the hood and a restless night looking for parts. But what can I say, it's been fun so far! $600 car $100 tow $140 alternator Owning a...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So I changed the oil in my 530i a couple weeks ago and refilled with 6 qts if oil. For the next few days, the oil level indicator came on saying I need more oil. I checked in the manual and it said I needed another half quart of oil. I topped it off and for the week after that, no problems. Now...
  18. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    - 1992 525i BMW - - 300,000 KLMs - I have had this car for 3 months and it passed all inspections etc. I have found that after having my BMW mechanic top up the oil, after 1-2 weeks the low oil warning goes off again. I took it back to them and they assured me it's fine, topped it off anyway...
  19. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have about 63k miles on my 04-530i. Couple of months ago just 6 weeks after oil change i got the oil below minimum level warning..took the car to the dealer suspecting any oil leak...no leaks found..oil was replaced and every thing was fine..but after driving approx 3k miles..the oil level...
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