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      01-04-2009, 05:46 PM   #30
GregW / Oregon

Drives: 2015 M4 Coupe, 2012 ML350
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Lake Oswego, OR

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Originally Posted by BimmerRob08 View Post
Awesome, thanks. I'd ask the dealer when I pick up the filter but wanted to hear from you guys that have already done it.

By the way, since this engine has two sumps. There is no special suction tool or any special procedures needed, right? May be a dumb question but I've done many oil changes on all my prior vehicles but none ever had a dual sump so just wondering.

I've changed oil on Jet Engines and it's just bunch of chip-detector plugs and a filter. Can't be that much more complicated...I hope.
As you can see from the pics, each sump has its own drain, and both can empty into the same drain pan. Very straightforward.

Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
2015 M4 Coupe - Silverstone/Sakhir/CF
2012 ML350