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      02-06-2012, 08:50 AM   #90
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Drives: '06 325i and '13 X5
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Chicago Burbs

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Originally Posted by ksk
I drained about 5.1 liter out but only able to put back about 4.3 back in. Since I know how much I'm short could I fill when cold to replace missing .8 liter? Is there any risk of running without filling rest back in?
You probably didn't fill it at the appropriate temp. range or didn't shift through the gears. Note, if you open the fill plug when it is COLD the oil will gush out.
If no codes are being thrown use Chevron Techron fuel injector cleaner (concentrate). It solves rpm fluctuating upon cold start-up. Also, for most BMW problems start off by scanning your car with the Peake Research Tool. It contains the actual BMW codes. If you want to register a newly installed battery for free (just buy a $10 cable) and google/download BMWLogger