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Old Nov 4th, 2012, 09:09 PM
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According to the DIY link previously posted ... 4.5 litres.
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Old Nov 4th, 2012, 10:37 PM
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Yes....the 4 litre can of Castrol Edge is not quite enough for an oil change, so you either buy 2x4L with plenty left for top ups or just an extra 1L bottle which is very expensive for such a small quantity!
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Thanks for your help. I will take it to the dealership to get the oil change done. That way I know its done right.
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Thanks for your help. I will take it to the dealership to get the oil change done. That way I know its done right.



I really hate taking my cars to dealerships.
For the opposite reason.
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Old Nov 5th, 2012, 02:13 PM
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or you could just buy 5ltrs of oil with the bmw spec..

i do my own oil changes they cost me 40 using oe filter..
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asda sell 4ltr for 30 so cant see y you dont do it urself plus get filter from ebay/dealers
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Old Nov 6th, 2012, 09:40 AM
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I use Mobil 1 in my Cooper.
Halfords are selling 5L for 39.99 at the moment.
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does mobile 1 have the correct aditives in the oil? as per bmw specs
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