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      07-16-2011, 05:42 PM   #1
iflyjetzzz
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Drives: 2008 328i
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Oil Capacity for 2008 328i ARRGGHHH!

OK, I've read that the 2008 328i has an oil capacity of 6.9 quarts. I looked in the owners manual and found nothing - no capacities for oil - listed. If someone can find this capacity listed in the manual, please call me on it.
I found this: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...32&postcount=1 Link brings up a .pdf showing that the capacity is 6.9 quarts.

I'm calling BS. I just changed the oil and filter and put in ~6.0 quarts. What did the oil level read? FULL. And yes, that's driving the car several times since the oil change. That's almost a quart less than what is generally accepted as the correct quantity.
This was my third oil change and I wanted to see what it would take to get the fsking computer oil sensor to read something less than full. Well, 6 quarts doesn't do it.
Has anyone serviced their e90 and gotten the computer oil 'dipstick' to read less than full? And if so, how much oil did you put in?

ARRRGGHHH!