A few ounces were in the oil filter housing, but no where near a quart. Fill engine with engine oil. Using a small screwdriver, carefully remove the old gasket from the oil filter cap. You can remove the filter and housing, then replace the O-rings. I have had my oil changed by three different people who all put in different amounts on put in 7. .
Finally tighten it down with a microtorque wrench to 18 ft-lbs. March 5, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: White smoke is likely coolant. 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. I just changed out the fluid around here, that is a 15k mile ritual in my trannie and it took maybe 2 quarts. You can detect right away those that are going to be shaky, and that will fall behind and those that are very hungry, and that hunger you will have to develop. Is there a blockage preventing oil from draining down into engine? December 20, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: you can't.
The 'stem' or whatever the name of the component that fits inside the filter cartridge had separated from the housing cap Is this normal? 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. Rest assured that the job was done properly! I wana start using Liqui Moly but i need to know which one or which best oil can i use coz dey fiffer and also which best spark plugs can i use January 1, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Use same plug brand that comes out of engine. If that sounds like a high number to you then your right! My car has electric water pump, but seems to be working ok. Never take your car to the oil change place down the street. Your best bet is to buy a gallon of whatever you plan to use in your transmission; you'll have some left over. The oil change was a snap, very easy with the mityvac. Using a 17mm socket, remove the oil drain plug.
Sorry I couldn't paste it any better. Still according to the dipstick it looks about right with 6. Also, they are readily available at AutoZone or any major auto parts store and the price is reasonable. Figure 4 Using a 17mm socket, remove oil drain plug. You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator.
I would top it up and track the use. See step 7: Install new O-ring and new filter, push filter on as far as it will go. Conclusions It's a really easy job that anyone can do. Thanks G Oil Change Info. You can contact and leave them a message - they'll get right back to you.
When in doubt, fill per their specifications, quick drive, check dipstick, add until you're midway:thumbup: This is directly from the 2005 330. I would pressure test the cooling system. August 1, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Should be Ok with ramps and raising just the front. Take pride in your car and make sure it has the proper blood flowing through its veins. July 8, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Filter housing? My 330ci takes around 2 qts in the trans and the diff around 1 qt.
They can help you find the right part. My oil light is on asking me to add 1 quart. Does anyone know the steps? If so then look up one page for the second pic or the car profile. Just make sure you set the oil level with the car level on the ground. Checking oil level Engine oil level is checked via the information center on your dashboard.
Since I can't remember, I'm going to assume I have not changed the engine oil drain plug in the vehicle's life 10 years. Adding too much oil to your 325i can be harmful, so it is easiest to add a little at a time. So somebody has it screwed up one way or the other. Comments: Question about oil change on 2011 N55 335xi. You should get a set of jack stands so you can get under the car safely, although you could get the oil out without them, it's just harder.
I now have an extra quart I will carry just in case. I was looking at the Mann oil filter. November 4, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No problem. April 6, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, they are. Not sure it can affect your transmission.
July 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: E90 models do not have a dipstick. Looked up for the dimensions and the difference actually quite minute. Hi all, Changed my oil yesterday just like i have in the past and put 6 quarts in. Using the 36mm socket, loosen the oil filter cap under the hood. Before or after draining the oil? If there isn't any make sure that it isn't under the car.