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      10-19-2012, 09:54 PM   #6
Teemo Panda
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2013 BMW X3  [2.83]
Originally Posted by epiphone3 View Post
how many miles did you have on when you changed it?
its was at 5600 miles,

Originally Posted by Mingstar88 View Post
you had to pay for oil change? not part of warranty?
BMW dosent cover oil change outside your schedule maintenance, i have 7 months before that.
Make sure that you dont reset your service interval and buy the Genuine BMW filter.

Originally Posted by Ant Man View Post
When you write 'factory oil' are you referring to Castrol? The oil BMW uses at routine servicing is exactly the same oil that is used on the production line. The new oil that you used should be the recommended viscocity and specification, i.e. be BMW approved. If not you will likely void any warranty on the engine.
I used Mobil 1, 0w-40. It was on the list on the BMW approved Oils LLC-1.
Either one is fine, but it is just preference.

Last edited by Teemo Panda; 10-19-2012 at 10:00 PM.