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      10-23-2008, 08:37 PM   #1
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1200 mile oil change??

no, I haven't read the manual yet, only had the car for 3 days...

are you saying I have to go in at 1200 miles for oil? LOL

in my 335, they would even talk to me until 15,000 miles..

of course I did em every 7,500...

and I'm assuming the 1,200 is included right?? No charge?
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no, I haven't read the manual yet, only had the car for 3 days...

are you saying I have to go in at 1200 miles for oil? LOL

in my 335, they would even talk to me until 15,000 miles..

of course I did em every 7,500...

and I'm assuming the 1,200 is included right?? No charge?
Yes it's to drain the "break-in" fluid on the M engines. So until then avoid wide open throttle and shift below 5500rpms.

Yes the first oil service is free. They'll also replace the differential fluid and I think the transmission fluid on the 6MT.

It's also a good idea to keep one liter of Castrol 10W-60 in the trunk because M engines like to burn oil... especially if the engine isn't broken-in properly.
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      10-23-2008, 09:47 PM   #3
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thank you much.
I do know not to go above 5500, just didn't know about the oil change at 1200.
I'm in shock that they actually give a free oil change at 1200 miles lol.
anyhow, I will get a quart or liter of Castrol 10W-60, sounds like a good idea.

and since we're on the subject.
I knew I wasn't getting a spare tire, but now no run flats too lol...
what is this M kit in the trunk, worthless??

I have a compressor and plug kit in the trunk already... either way I guess you'll need a new tire eh?
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