Thank you mobil 1 5w30 does not meet the standard for these cars, as many other posts have said. Pay what dealers pay by using this option! Has it been like this since you got the car back from its last service? Using a 17mm socket, remove the oil drain plug. If half empty add a half quart. Therefore I change my oil every 6500 miles, which is a happy medium. For your convenience, our locations are open late and on weekends.
Order several bottles to keep on hand to use throughout the year. Thank you again for your suggestions. To add, enscrew the square cap and pour full synthetic 5W-40 or 5W-30 oil directly into the engine. It is very important that you discuss with experts before you make any decision. The block represents 1 liter of Oil.
So this oil change must be done. Never get under a car that is just supported by a jack! The Courtesy Cab company 1st video clip on the page uses this religiously in all of their cabs and avoids major injection cleaning from this product. It is Castrol Syntec anyway so you're still using a synthetic oil. If so, is there a standard synthetic oil to use to top the oil off or is it time for an oil change? It won't affect any warranties, I checked…. Folks, noticed recently when I turn off the engine on the 330 I get an amber light on the oil which disappears after 5-10 secs, I've did some research on the websites and the general consensus is it is either a low oil level early warning or a faulty oil sensor my money is on low oil after reading up on E46 straight sixes Anyone recommend what oil to get and where does it for a decent price? If the dipstick says you are ok, then you have a sensor problem.
Or does the light only come on after you shut the engine off? For more info than you'll ever want to know, use the search to find all the older discussions! Use the block to read how much oil you need. You should make it a habit to check your fluid levels yourself from time to time. I put this in my trucks but the other cars run another brand just on the simple fact I can't find any info on how it does in turbo engines. Or does the light only come on after you shut the engine off? Kind of makes the online order pointless. Others will say that it doesn't matter, but nowadays its more important than ever to take care of your automobile investment.
Has it been like this since you got the car back from its last service? Put the oil filler cap and start the car up to examine for leaks. If the dipstick says you are ok, then you have a sensor problem. Your engine will use up some of the fluids in normal operation and if ther sensors go bad, you might never know it by just relying on the engine computer. If so, you are low about a quart. Then carefully slide it down where the old one was attached. Check after you're done with the oil change and make sure you're at proper levels. All the smart buyers go with this.
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! Through its advanced formulation, it supplies proven wear protection additives that hold up to high temperatures and friction under the most severe driving conditions. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Switched back to Valvoline Maxlife Full Synthetic 5w-30, and engine is now noticeably quieter. The unique titanium technology physically changes the way oil behaves under extreme pressures doubling its film strength, preventing oil from breaking down and reducing friction to maximize engine performance. I put this in my trucks but the other cars run another brand just on the simple fact I can't find any info on how it does in turbo engines. Once the oil has finished draining slightly dripping if at all thread the drain plug on by hand.
If the dipstick says you are ok, then you have a sensor problem. If they can prove you are not running the oem spec oil, they can void your warranty and you will have to foot the bill for damages that would have otherwise been covered. Just pour in with old oil, let idle around 15 minutes do not drive! Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines. I nearly walked away wit the wrong product. Using the 36mm socket, loosen the oil filter cap under the hood. It took the store staff quite a while to find the correct product. My order had been filled with power steering fluid instead of high performance oil.
I've gotten the routine maintenance done. Anyone know what the best stuff is to get? Try this if your feeling it tight atm. Loosen the filter cap and remove the old filter 3. I know some of you are going to tell me to use the search button but I couldn't find anything on 330i's. I should reword what I said. Can handle cold temperatures as far as -38F. I say stick to oem spec oil.