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Hi all my name it Mike.
I am a newbee to this site.
I have just bought this 1997 740 il
Im ready to give it her first oil change.
where is the oil filter located at?
also which side of the car would be best to jack up to get at the oil plug?
and last with the sin oil what do you recommed miles between oil changes
thanks for your time
mike
 

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1997 740 IL oil change

Hi all my name it Mike.
I am a newbee to this site.
I have just bought this 1997 740 il
Im ready to give it her first oil change.
where is the oil filter located at?
also which side of the car would be best to jack up to get at the oil plug?also how many quarts does it take?
and last with the sen oil what do you recommed miles between oil changes
thanks for your time
mike
 

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bun2kool said:
1997 740 il
Where is the oil filter located?
Which side of the car would be best to jack up?
How many quarts?
How many miles between synthetic oil changes?
Hi Mike,

Take a look at this link with photos: E38 oil change

E38 filter location:


I put both the E38 and E39 on jack stands when I change the oil.


Eight quarts.

I go about 6500-7500 miles in between.
 
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