If not could u give me some I should look at? It's my nature, I love speed and it nearly killed me finally. It also helps to remove contaminants, and in some cases may condition seals to extend the life of the engine. Now I am on board. So, meaning if the car blows a gasket on you, well they will help you. Hahaha but thanks again for all your help and best if luck to you and I'm glad you where ok from your wreck those are always scary!! I started to use German Castrol 0W40 in my engine, is it good to use 0w40? I drive the car often, just not great distances very often. There's no minimum or maximum orders.
Checking oil level Engine oil level is checked via the information center on your dashboard. That's part of the trouble with manuals at the Auto Parts store like Haynes,or Chilton, they give you just enough info to screw someone up. The culprit turned out to be the low hanging rubber flaps just ahead of the front wheels as shown below: While the flaps are flexible, they scrape the ramps enough to push them forward. How does this affect the maintenance indicator? But really glad your here to help Mr. Pay what dealers pay by using this option! There appears to be a number of different intervals which I am assuming is related to the quality of the oil? Personally, I wouldn't reset the indicator until my next scheduled free oil change by the dealer. It is completely open on one side. Hope this helps, let me know Dec 06, 2009.
I like the way you think things out CaliforniaMan, your smart and I can't tell you that enough, it really is and has been a pleasure from my point of view to honestly feel that I might have been able to help a guy on a major decision and this one is, and then to feel appreciated as a lot of people come to this site and they can't spell, they don't know what the little red squiggly line under a word in their post means and they want instructions how to rebuild their motor and then call you an asshole because you tell them that they are not capable. Do I need to worry about not putting the washer on the drain plug? I don't know what engine oil they used. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Then check sensor operation using a scan tool. I don't believe it ever gets below freezing in Hong Kong so you will be fine.
. My question is, if they use universal engine oil, is there any problem to oil level sensor giving different reading? All this is combined with Risk Analysis to ensure the operator are not pushing the envelope too far! If your filter is bent like the one shown, inspect your filter housing and filter cover for oil filter debris. I'm a fan of the magnetic drain plugs, it's a good way to see what's going in in the engine, and get more junk out - Turner carries them. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. You can remove the filter and housing, then replace the O-rings.
Though they say it will go 15,000 miles, personally I would rather not run it that long. Why do they think it should run that far before oil and filter changes? What does your manual say? Also, is 'amsoil' a good oil to use in a bmw? Replacing the Filter: Let the oil drain for a few minutes. Couple questions for ya: 1. Is it possible all 7 quarts did not drain out, and if not, could I have overfilled the motor? Drained oil and filter housing. I thought the number before the w only pertained to viscosity for cold start up ambient temps September 13, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No problem, I don't like to assume things when answering questions, love details. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. June 29, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Level.
Carmakers do very much care what happens to their cars even after the warranty runs out. Keep an eye on oil as it drains. I could slip the jack underneath the rear of the car, but I needed to raise the front. Try draining a liter and then topping up until dipstick reads correctly. Thanks November 7, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Use the checking oil level part of the procedure. And I change my oil level sensor at this same shop when I change the oil. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your 325i and that the filter is being changed too.
My car has 97K on it right now. Did you measure the new oil, or just try to get close, then check the electronic gauge and adjust, or what? Because of all the different opinions here on Cartalk, I decided to find out for myself, on my car, with my driving patterns: outside the Snow Belt. You should replace your engine oil and filter every 5,000 miles. The wrench is round and grabs the filter lit. September 13, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: When did you pull the filter? The location of the drain plug behind the trap door is great info. Thank you for taking the time to take the pictures and write the description. Thanks again for taking the time to put together this post! The oil in construction equipment and heavy duty trucks and diesel locomotives is monitored on a monthly basis most of the time.
If that is what you are referring to. The e90 may be low enough in front to consider buying lower-profile Race Ramps. I have watched many youtube videos and none showed oil spilling out of the housing. That is exactly what I ended up with on my 2002 Sienna, which I had to park at 220,000 miles due to a change in Mexican import laws. This product is superior to anything you can get mixed with your fuel from the gas station pump. Remove drain pan from below vehicle.
I the meantime, I attached as many relevant pictures as possible. July 7, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: usually, I crack the housing lid until O-ring is visible, allow to drain. July 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: E90 models do not have a dipstick. Inevitable, customers blame carmakers for breakdowns and repairs, affecting quality, reviews, re-sale value and future sales. Safely lift the front of the car so that you can reach the oil drain under the engine.