Originally Posted by 3me
There is another oil check in the interface the bmw guy at roadshow showed me. You can go in and it tells you about how long you have until you need a new oil change specifically i do believe. could be wrong i havent checked since then its not time for me yet. It might be in the manual
You're 100% spot on. That is the oil change indicator. IF and that is only IF you doing the oil change every 15k miles than the Service indicator and the oil indicator will most likely show you the same mileage. If you change the oil more often (like every 5k miles) and the indicators will not be showing the same mileage. Also the numbers will be different based on how hard you drive the car. The maintenace interval will always be at around 15k miles but the oil change interval can varry based on driving conditions.