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      04-06-2012, 07:58 PM   #27
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This is a very interesting subject. I did my oil change last December and when I emptied, I got 9 litres of oil. When I think back, at least 2-3 weeks after the oil change at the dealership, I got a warning to top up the engine with a litre of oil. Anyway, after my own oil change and two weeks later, I got a warning to top up with a litre of oil. Instead, I topped up with 800 ml. The idrive level indicated all fine and I haven't had to top up since. So does it mean when it ask for a litre you top it up with less. I only did this because I got 9 litres when I emptied. So it could be that the dealerships are automatically putting 9 litres of oil.
E92 M3 2007 - ///PE with Test Pipes and BPM Stage II; CF Interior & Splitters; CIC with Connected Drive