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      12-21-2009, 12:08 AM   #2
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Drives: 335xi
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Originally Posted by Alpine3 View Post
its a 328...first i dont get why there is no dipstick but w/e...2nd, when am i supposed to get an oil change ? i got the car at 20k now its at 25k and the service info has not changed it says 12,000 or september 2011...what does that mean? do i have to bring it in at 32k miles or september 2011 (whichever comes first)? why 9/2011? shouldnt it be 9/2010 since i got the car in 9/2009? thank you
It is pretty simple - oil changes are done according to your driving style/mileage according to the car's computer (roughly 12-15k miles) or every year, whichever comes first.