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| Originally posted by 2000323ci@Jun 14 2005, 10:53 PM |
i just bought a 2000 323ci, and i really need to change the oil, i've never owned a bimmer so how do i change oil and filter. or would i be better off taking it to a bmw dealer.
| Originally posted by shanneba@Jun 22 2005, 05:57 PM |
Mobil 1 5w-30 is not BMW LL rated. It is also onlu ACEA A1 rated.
The only Mobil 1 oil that is BMW rated is the ow-40 european car formula.
You should check Autozone for German made Castrol 0w-30, it is BMW LL01 rated.
The Castrol 0w-30 made in Germany is A3 rated for longer oil change intervals and it will not thin out of grade as easily as Mobil 1.
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