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      01-17-2014, 11:51 AM   #37
Chuck W.
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Drives: '12 535I M-Sport
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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.
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2012 BMW 535I M-Sport 30K Miles / ED Pick Up on 12/03/2011; US Pick Up on 01/27/1012
2001 Boxster S 26K Miles Orig Owner
2007 Mini Cooper S 33K Miles
1997 Porsche 993 Turbo - Gone