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      09-13-2006, 08:47 AM   #1
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Oil Light ...

So apparently I've burned through a quart of oil in my 6,600 miles I've logged.

Question -- Sterling is right around the corner. Anyone know if they will do a free top off of my oil, or will I have to pony up $$$?

Also, what is the recommended oil for e90's? Was thinking it would be something like Mobile 1 0w40 ... although I'm not sure where to source the quarts around here.
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Sam,

Apparently the full maintenance program does not cover oil top ups...but my dealership did it anyways albeit with repetead reminders of their generous gesture. I always though the program would cover the top up....

Why don't you check with your SA?
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I get all my fluids top off at Fairfax BMW to include the windshield washer fluid, must be that one special time, try it!

... I dont recall 10w-40 was the oil Id used during my last DIY oil chge, I seem to remember 5w-30, but double check
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Sterling does a free top off if you bought from them. I have been in twice for a free top off :rocks:
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Use the grade of oil stated in your maintenance manual that came with the car.BMW knows what is best for the vehicle.
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Thanks for the info guys. I ended up calling my SA at Tishcher, and he just said to buy a quart of Mobil 1 5w30 and be done with it, unless I wanted to drive my ass to MD. Uhh... negative, Ghost Rider. I didn't try Sterling... maybe next time.
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Thanks for the info guys. I ended up calling my SA at Tishcher, and he just said to buy a quart of Mobil 1 5w30 and be done with it, unless I wanted to drive my ass to MD. Uhh... negative, Ghost Rider. I didn't try Sterling... maybe next time.

If you already have not taken care of it, why not try going over to Sterling?


I just showed up, said I needed to have my oil topped off, and they didnt even check me in. I just pulled up and they topped it off for me...
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