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      04-16-2012, 09:27 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by talontid View Post
my car drinks oil like gasoline. I just was @ BMW and they advised that 1 qt every 700 miles is acceptable and the threshold. I think that's way too much but that's what I was told. All my Ms have burned lots of oil.
I wouldn't consider that anywhere NEAR acceptable! I had to add a quart around 6200 miles (so 4000 miles after my 1200 service) and had my oil changed again around 7500 miles. I'm now around 9200 and haven't had to add any more oil yet.
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