Do you taste the shit or something? Always replace your filter when changing your oil. Nothing from a dead stop, it actually runs great and accelerate pretty fast! And, from what I have read on this board, it sounds like the engines in E38s are perfectly capable of giving out long before the rest of the car. They are so senseless and unfounded. I will monitor the results as i just put it in, seems to run smooth, no tapping or vanos noise, but i'm havent gone to a drastic change in viscosity so i'm not expecting any real major differences. Search is a pretty useful and powerful too.
Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service action on e65 and e66 with n62, n62tu, or n73,obd communication on models e65, e66 with n62tu, e65 alpina b7 with n62. I will monitor the results as i just put it in, seems to run smooth, no tapping or vanos noise, but i'm havent gone to a drastic change in viscosity so i'm not expecting any real major differences. Here is some info from Kirk, in case anyone is interested. Various check control messages appear with airbag warning lamp illuminated. Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when outside temp is below freezing the outside doors will not close or are difficult to open. Lubricate and carry away heat.
You should see some people who really jump down others' throats about it, hehe. When parts are available, bmw sent a second letter in august and dealers will repair the occupant detection mat to eliminate the possibility that it may crack, free of charge. First time customers: Adding this Preferred Customer trial to the shopping cart you will automatically get 25% discounts on your entire order as well as future orders during the next 6 months! It doesn't matter what oil you use because the car will never out last the engine anyway. R-134a; See Under Hood Decal 2009 8 Cyl. I drive a 2008 X5 E70.
How do you feel about that? The solid lifters were adjusted when the engine was hot and clattered like crazy when the engine was cold. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: service engine soon lamp or the check gas cap warnings are illuminated while driving. It doesn't matter what oil you use because the car will never out last the engine anyway. R-134a; See Under Hood Decal 2010-11 6 Cyl. Also, the last tune-up service it had was around 20k miles ago, if I were to take it in for another service, should I take it into a bmw dealer or can I take it to any other place like lets say Firestone? Car Diesel Fuel Water Gas Fish Tank Solvent Electric Battery Syphon Powered Pump.
Prices will be better than dealer, and the work should be on par, if not better. Any one of the recommended product can be used. Worst decision ever, my lifters ticked constantly until I drained it a week later and put 15w40 with some Lucas synthetic oil stabilizer in it. A second tu nhtsa item number - 10035244. It would seem that in the name of quality online community management - and so no one is aggravated by bothersome questions from silly 7 Series newbies like me - a survey of members for what oil they are using in what year and Model 7 and in what climate would be appropriate and a good Sticky as well.
It does appear that the gas mileage increased when using Castrol, but this is only an initial impression. There ist burns dirty producing blue smoke and carbon deposits. Remedy: Bmw will notify owners with an interim notification letter in january 2014 since parts are not currently available. Conequence: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment. Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: edk throttle potentiometer faults-diagnosis. Which engine is in the car? Remedy: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge.
As if plugging in an oil type to the search engine on this board is really going to give anyone the specific information they want. Perhaps some of you esteemed administrators tired of the newby questions could create Stickies on your board addressing some of the questions you are tired of answering. There may be a long crank and a service engine soon light. Looking around a bit on message boards, I found this thread that discusses oil for your specific car: I would stick with non-synthetic oil, unless it is already using synthetic, because using synthetic in an older engine that never used it can result in oil leaks. Many times these fluids are ignored and are kept past their useful life.
To help with viscosity breakdown, he suggested I move to 15W40 dino oil. Be sure to refer to your owner's manual for the type and viscosity of oil required for your car. Owners may call bmw at 1-800-525-7417 or email bmw at customerrelations bmwusa. Before you start, make sure that you have the tool needed to remove the filter. Additionally, owners of model year 2006-2007 3 series with standard seats, 5 series with comfort seats, and z4 models, will receive an extended warranty on their front passenger seat occupant detection mat. But, searching for information really isn't the issue. For synthetic oil, I always change mine at the 7500-mile interval.
Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. Feel free to share the link of this web page on any message forums that you are on as long as this vehicle matches its subject matter. Our shops are open late and on weekends too. That's the guideline i follow. Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. Hey, I just recently bought a 2001 740i, and was wondering where I should go for an oil change? Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: vehicle may intermittently exhibit any of the following: hard to start or may not start; engine runs rough and lacks or loses power; engine power reduced. Again, much more effective than shouting at people online.