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      04-14-2017, 05:16 PM   #1
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90k service

So my car came without an owners manual. What all needs to be done during a 90k service. Also, yes I tried searching the forum but couldn't find anything.

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I'm not sure that there is a 90k service specified. I've seen some recommend water pump and thermostat replacement between 90-120k miles. I think it's more important to find out what services have been completed on the car up until 90k miles and then address anything that hasn't been done.
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So my car came without an owners manual. What all needs to be done during a 90k service. Also, yes I tried searching the forum but couldn't find anything.

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You can download the owner's manual from the BMW owner's portal.

Do you have the car's service history? If not, it should be pretty easy to get -- just take your key to the dealer and ask for them to print the records. It can also give you the "needed service" list.

90k should be the 6th oil change, in theory. That would *probably* consist of:

-oil
-oil filter
-air filter
-cabin filter change
-rear differential fluid change
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So my car came without an owners manual. What all needs to be done during a 90k service. Also, yes I tried searching the forum but couldn't find anything.

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With no knowledge of what was done before me and I bought a 90,000 M......
1-oil & filter
2-plugs and maybe coil packs
3-diff fluid
4-DCT fluid, new pan w/ filter and suction filter.
5-cabin filters
6-Rod bearings to never wonder.
7-suspension bushings with motor & trans mounts.
8-brakes maybe

I'm not made of money so I'd tackle them over time but not exceed 100,000 if possible. Maybe the prior owner took care of it? I'd rather do it all and have peace of mind. #7 is kinda going a little far maybe.
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With no knowledge of what was done before me and I bought a 90,000 M......
1-oil & filter
2-plugs and maybe coil packs
3-diff fluid
4-DCT fluid, new pan w/ filter and suction filter.
5-cabin filters
6-Rod bearings to never wonder.
7-suspension bushings with motor & trans mounts.
8-brakes maybe

I'm not made of money so I'd tackle them over time but not exceed 100,000 if possible. Maybe the prior owner took care of it? I'd rather do it all and have peace of mind. #7 is kinda going a little far maybe.

You can at least see what was done while the car had the no-cost maintenance: take your key to a dealer and have them do a key read.

FYI, coil packs do not have a defined service interval. Replace them if they stop working -- no need to throw away perfectly good ones.

Same with #7 -- replace only if they are cracking or making noise.
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With no knowledge of what was done before me and I bought a 90,000 M......
1-oil & filter
2-plugs and maybe coil packs
3-diff fluid
4-DCT fluid, new pan w/ filter and suction filter.
5-cabin filters
6-Rod bearings to never wonder.
7-suspension bushings with motor & trans mounts.
8-brakes maybe

I'm not made of money so I'd tackle them over time but not exceed 100,000 if possible. Maybe the prior owner took care of it? I'd rather do it all and have peace of mind. #7 is kinda going a little far maybe.

You can at least see what was done while the car had the no-cost maintenance: take your key to a dealer and have them do a key read.

FYI, coil packs do not have a defined service interval. Replace them if they stop working -- no need to throw away perfectly good ones.

Same with #7 -- replace only if they are cracking or making noise.
They do not need a factory Spec'd service interval to need replacing. If you think they go on forever you would be mistaken. If you do not value a clean spark and good gas mileage then you can wait for BMW to let you know. Also the coil packs on the N54 do have a service spec. Not much difference in them really in the S65 other than the lack of a pull point.
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I'd add suspension. If you don't have EDC, the Bilstein B12 kit is fantastic. If you have EDC, the Bilstein B6 EDC replacement shocks are great
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