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      02-03-2011, 10:05 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Dr. G View Post
So I wanted to get my cars oil changed, but there aren't any BMW dealerships nearby and I won't be able to make the trip out to one in the near future.

So what I was thinking of doing was purchasing my filter and oil online from tischer and then taking it to the local midas and having them do the oil change for me. Seeing that an oil change is a fairly simple task, would the people at midas perform a proper job and is there anything they might not know about the procedure for an e92 oil change, something like oiling the rings?

Oil change on a BMW is not rocket science. My only worry would be #1 they don't have the prope wrench to unscrew the filter cap (using a strap wrench could encourage leaking where the filter housing meets the engine block) #2 improper tq applied to the drain plug and filter cap.