So I would like to know if it normal or if the engine start becoming old as the mileage is only 72 000 kms January 5, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Modern engine can use about 1 quart of oil every 1,000 miles. October 15, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: O prefer to replace my engine oil every 5000 miles. I was just confused and did not want to drain wrong fluid. Jack : I only had to put in about 6. Where do I find the drain plug? August 16, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not that I know of. July 8, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Filter housing? I sent my car bmw e90 318i for engine oil change at one of indipendent shop. See our tech article on.
I sprayed brake cleaner onto the alternator and engine in an attempt to de oil the mess. April 9, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If you opened filter housing first, then drained oil pan, all oil should drain. Close oil drain plug access door. I was looking at the Mann oil filter. Allow engine oil to drain until it stops dripping. Oil brand should not affect the oil level sensor.
Conversely, overfilling the engine adding oil above the upper mark may cause oil-fouled spark plugs, oil leaks, or oil seal failures. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. The diesel filter could be an issue. The oil drain plug was 17mm. I don't know what engine oil they used. King Comments: Just did my first oil change on my new to me, 2009 335i E90. May 9, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Seems about right.
Level was up to the top notch. Level was up to the top notch. Also, is 'amsoil' a good oil to use in a bmw? Check the fuel delivery system. It takes one litre of oil to raise the level from the lower mark to the upper mark on the dipstick. Level was up to the top notch. After adding oil, wait a few minutes to allow the level to stabilise, then pull the dipstick out and check the level again.
Figure 8 Start engine, confirm oil warning light goes out. At its highest point, the oil should be between the two notches or marks see illustration. The wrench is round and grabs the filter lit. Fill engine with engine oil. Engine seems hotter than usual. Is there a dipstick through which I can extract the oil with my Top Sider like I do with my 2005 Benz E500? I plan on doing mine this weekend if I feel better so I'll know then.
September 15, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Open cap, let drain, then pull drain plug again. The sensor reads capacitance via the engine oil. It was oil sure enough. A consistently low oil level indicates oil leakage through damaged seals or defective gaskets, or oil burning internal leakage past worn rings or valve guides. .
Fyi, 2 years ago, I changed my car ecu with used e90 318i same transmission but different year. Then check your engine oil level using the information center on dashboard. Just changed my oil in my 2011 335i x-drive. Final drive capacity drain and refill 3-Series, E30 — 0. I didn't get one with the filter. Do not allow the engine to get too hot. Level was up to the top notch.
Whenever you check the oil level, slide your thumb and index finger up the dipstick before wiping off the oil. I only had to put in about 6. I did not take a picture while under the car. January 25, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Ok, thanks for the follow up. The engine should be repaired immediately. I don't have any experience using trans fluid that way. March 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't flush engines when replacing the oil.
I heard it is possible without any special tools. Do not feel the need to follow the long intervals. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. July 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You should replace it to ensure the sealing gasket is in good shape. April 11, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback.
Engine oil gets quite hot. Im in south africa, johannesburg. Could it have been in the factory oil cooler? Dynamic oil level Start engine and allow to idle for about 6 minutes. Make sure you note the white dot location, and re-tighten to the same position. How many litres of oil does the car take and what is the best oil to use.