If not you may have left some in the engine. I the meantime, I attached as many relevant pictures as possible. Is different quality engine oil will give different oil level sensor? I don't have any experience using trans fluid that way. I do have a few questions. Inside the filter box, there should be two rubber O-rings small and large and one copper crush washer.
February 9, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The socket size will vary depending on the oil filter wrench you are using. According the experts at E46 Fanatics, a website dedicated to the 3-series, this recommendation could cause mechanical problems as the oil filter included with new 2001 325i cars was not built to last 15,000 miles. Performance Gain: Maintaining engine longevity Complementary Modification: Change oil every 5,000 miles Need to buy parts for this project? The technical specification for your car indicate 7. I get knocking in when it drives than the sound goes away. I think I will do the same and change oil at about 2500-3000 miles. February 11, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes.
Also, they are readily available at AutoZone or any major auto parts store and the price is reasonable. Meanwhile, you can replace the oil filter. Did you measure the new oil, or just try to get close, then check the electronic gauge and adjust, or what? Which changes as oil additives and oil break down over time. Basically, you fill to the level of the filler plug. They will know what exactly to put in your transmission.
The location of the drain plug behind the trap door is great info. The easiest way to get some out is to open the oil reservoir and sticka paper towel or shop rag in there and soak a little up. October 4, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I prefer synthetic oil myself, so I would recommend it. See step 7: Install new O-ring and new filter, push filter on as far as it will go. November 6, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I'd need to see photos of what was broken to offer detailed insight. Assuming we're talking about an E46, owner's manual says 6. Removing the oil cap and filter: Removing the oil cap was simple.
So I would like to know if it normal or if the engine start becoming old as the mileage is only 72 000 kms January 5, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Modern engine can use about 1 quart of oil every 1,000 miles. Thanks for any help anyone can offer. Go underneath the car again, and screw the drain bolt back in. Because i find it hard to find the oil filter for 320i in my country January 7, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You didn't mention what year, but most likely not. It sounds like what elhombre is describing is where the problem lies. Whoops hit submit too fast.
Should I try an additive like Rislone? Their lubricants are manufactured within their own refinery and factory in Germany to the highest European O. The car does not automatically reset the maintenance indicator after an oil change. Just changed my oil in my 2011 335i x-drive. Remove the bracket that supports the underpanel. The wrench is round and grabs the filter lit. August 1, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Should be Ok with ramps and raising just the front.
I don't know what engine oil they used. The new assembled filter housing should look like this: Putting it back together: Screw the oil filter cap back on. Unfortunately, the Rhino ramps had their own problems. You can remove the filter and housing, then replace the O-rings. As such, in some places the total capacity will be listed as 6. For normal cars 80 - 200 bhp everybody should use at least 5W40.
This video shows you where the oil fill cap is located on your 325i and how to add oil. So which of those Castrol oils matches the above? They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. My '03 325i takes 7qts, I don't think the xi is any different. May 9, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Seems about right. How do I reset the oil mileage counter after an oil change. Matt electronic transmission control module indicator came on electronic transmission control module indicator came on after draining and servicing both engine oil and transmission oil pan, cleaned the tranny pan and the magnet real good bcoz there's a lot of gunk and it looks like mud. If equipped: Open the oil drain plug access door.
Any suggestions on how to reset if normal process from the dash panel does not work. The oil level should be within area marked by the green arrows. July 7, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No. Your best bet is to buy a gallon of whatever you plan to use in your transmission; you'll have some left over. One possibility is the oil would drain back to the oil pan when the engine was off, or some oil bypassing the filter. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need.