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      03-12-2013, 11:51 PM   #2
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Drives: 325xi 06 wagon MT
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Santa Cruz, Ca

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A quart in the first 5000 miles is typical

A quart in the first 5000 miles is typical.(if its new)
The rings have to get seated . After that it shouldn't burn much if any.
Its good that you are monitoring it keep it up.
I had this in my new e46 after the first 5000 it was the tightest
engine I ever had . I used 5k oil change intervals but it would never
be down at all in the 70k miles I owned it.
Did you read the break in guidelines?
If it does this in the next 5k I would start to worry.