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      06-11-2017, 03:53 PM   #1
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Hey guys, so I just completed my first oil change on my 08 m3 and I was hoping someone could tell me what this means



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I used 8 quarts of Castro 10w-60
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      06-11-2017, 04:06 PM   #2
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That means you need to add another quart, I would add 1/2 of that & you should be good.
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That means you need to add another quart, I would add 1/2 of that & you should be good.
Just did that and nothing changed. Should be good to go?
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      06-11-2017, 05:07 PM   #4
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Just did that and nothing changed. Should be good to go?
I wouldn't add anymore oil if you added another half liter. Just wait and see if it changes..
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I wouldn't add anymore oil if you added another half liter. Just wait and see if it changes..

Yeah definitely won't be doing that. Thanks!
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Just did that and nothing changed. Should be good to go?
Yes! Has it been normal?
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It may take a few days to get an accurate reading. I usually start by putting in about 8.5L and typically have to later add another 0.5L or maybe even 0.75L.
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It may take a few days to get an accurate reading. I usually start by putting in about 8.5L and typically have to later add another 0.5L or maybe even 0.75L.
Agreed. Mine took 9 liters on my last change.
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Hi Guys,

Sorry to hijack the thread,

I just changed my oil, and it took 9 litre
(Mine is a gts with 4.4 motor) so i dont know if it needed more oil.

This doesnt show +1qt , but should be good or needed to reach that middle line ?

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Hi Guys,

Sorry to hijack the thread,

I just changed my oil, and it took 9 litre
(Mine is a gts with 4.4 motor) so i dont know if it needed more oil.

This doesnt show +1qt , but should be good or needed to reach that middle line ?

Thanks
Gat daymn such low miles lolol. You are good, just in the lower limits of normal. I would try to top it off though. Just do small increments at a time, like 1/4qt, and recheck.
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      06-26-2017, 02:43 AM   #11
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Give it a couple days to see if it recalculates the level better. A few times after I have done and oil change my indicator has gone from full to middle back to full over a few days of driving. If its still lower after a few days then I would suggest only adding 1/4 at a time.
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Hi Guys,

Sorry to hijack the thread,

I just changed my oil, and it took 9 litre
(Mine is a gts with 4.4 motor) so i dont know if it needed more oil.

This doesnt show +1qt , but should be good or needed to reach that middle line ?

Thanks
Gat daymn such low miles lolol. You are good, just in the lower limits of normal. I would try to top it off though. Just do small increments at a time, like 1/4qt, and recheck.
Hi thanks for the reply, ill just leave it that way and see changes in a couple of days.

I dont drive the car much anyways
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