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      01-17-2014, 11:51 AM   #37
Chuck W.
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Originally Posted by cnguyen84 View Post
Is it safe to just do a drain and refill without dropping the pan and replacing the filter?
Safe, yes. However, it won't be nearly as effective as doing the job correctly. And, if you are gong to the point of jacking the car up you might as well do it the right (most thorough) way.
2012 BMW 535I M-Sport 37K Miles / ED Pick Up on 12/03/2011; US Pick Up on 01/27/1012
2016 BMW M2 ED Pending!!!
2001 Boxster S 27K Miles Orig Owner
2007 Mini Cooper S 36K SOLD
1997 Porsche 993 Turbo - Gone