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      06-21-2008, 01:39 AM   #1
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850 miles and service needed?

I'm in the process of breaking in my new 6MT M3, and while I tend to drive it pretty aggressively, I do stick to the letter of the instructions in that I don't go full throttle, nor do I take it over 5500rpm, and I haven't exceeded 100mph. I've maybe hit full throttle once by accident for just a split second, and I've exceeded 5500rpm maybe once or twice, also by accident, and even in those cases didn't exceed 6000rpm.

So now when I start the car I see the Service Required message in the nav window. Is this out of the ordinary, or expected given my aggressive driving?

Should I cut back a bit? It's hard because the car is so damned much fun to drive...
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      06-21-2008, 02:29 AM   #2
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Early warning. Go in when it says to get your first oil change.

MDCT ... so you can drive and eat a hamburger at the same time.
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      06-21-2008, 05:47 AM   #3

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      06-21-2008, 08:10 AM   #4

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is there any countdown mile display? Or is the first service always at 1200 miles??

I am at 900 and counting
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      06-21-2008, 11:18 PM   #5
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As stated below, just an early warning--when you first crank up the car--it should tell you how many miles until the service--should be at 1,200 miles.
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