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      06-14-2006, 12:07 AM   #1
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oil filter part number

what the oil filter part number? i think the guys at the bmw gave me the wrong one. is the part number 11 42 7 566 327?
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The one I used is P/N: 11-42-7-541-827

I've got a 325i, but RealOEM lists the 330i as using the same filter as mine. I'd double check with your dealer that they gave you the right part.

-EDIT: I ran that P/N through RealOEM. It didn't find any matches.

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The ones I bought from Bavarian Autosport are also 11-42-7-541-827. I think its your dealer.
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is it suppose to be really small? cuz the one i have is very small it about 3in tall
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what the oil filter part number? i think the guys at the bmw gave me the wrong one. is the part number 11 42 7 566 327?
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That filter you have is correct

The one you have has replaced 11-42-7-541-827 that others have had.

Both numbers are still approved for the 330i and 325i
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-EDIT: I ran that P/N through RealOEM. It didn't find any matches.
RealOEM is many many months behind
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I just bought the oil filter(11 42 7 566 327) from the dealer last week & change the oil last weekend. As E90FLEET said, both can be use for the 325 & 330 until the dealers run out of the old filter.
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That filter you have is correct

The one you have has replaced 11-42-7-541-827 that others have had.

Both numbers are still approved for the 330i and 325i
E90Fleet, is there any difference between the two or is the part number just changed? If so, does the new one have better filtering properties? Thanks.
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E90Fleet, is there any difference between the two or is the part number just changed? If so, does the new one have better filtering properties? Thanks.
Havent held the 2 together, but I think its just a number change

They often change numbers on things like filters and bulbs when they change batches from suppliers or change back and forth between suppliers.


Or you may find it has a tiny difference that has nothing to do with the N52 engine, but is needed to fit one of the newer engines like the N54


Both are still shown as approved for the N52
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