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      10-12-2011, 08:52 AM   #1
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What those dashboard symbols means?

Hi, I see the message on the dashboard of my BMW 325i 2006 - service due.

You can see them below.

I have 4 questions:

1. What is the each symbols means?
2. Can I check the condition of it on my own?
3. What is the approximately it will cost me to service each of item at authorized dealership?

4. Also can I wait with servicing or it's critical?
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1- brake fluid flush. diy buy right brake fluid and invite a friend over to help. $20

2,3- emissions crap and inspection if needed $0

4- microfilter for ac. $50 and diy, a few screws in front of wipers, its under that cowling.

stay away from dealer unless on maint plan.

1 will keep your brakes from later problems. fresh fluid and all that. i would just do it next time i do the front or rear brakes. unless under maint plan.

2 and 3 dont mean shit

4 is up to you, it wont kill you to not change the MF on time
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#1 Your car is possessed by the "Green Lantern"
#2 Your car requesting that you drive in that pattern, or it will be unhappy
#3 You just filled up your car with a bad tank of gas and it's gotta poop
#4 It wants you to buy a huge industrial fan and blow it on its radiator
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#1 Your car is possessed by the "Green Lantern"
#2 Your car requesting that you drive in that pattern, or it will be unhappy
#3 You just filled up your car with a bad tank of gas and it's gotta poop
#4 It wants you to buy a huge industrial fan and blow it on its radiator
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You folks sure have a way to answer a poster with a serious question. Let me guess, your all under 21.....

To the OP, your owners manual should explain the symbols...
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1- brake fluid flush. diy buy right brake fluid and invite a friend over to help. $20

2,3- emissions crap and inspection if needed $0

4- microfilter for ac. $50 and diy, a few screws in front of wipers, its under that cowling.

stay away from dealer unless on maint plan.

1 will keep your brakes from later problems. fresh fluid and all that. i would just do it next time i do the front or rear brakes. unless under maint plan.

2 and 3 dont mean shit

4 is up to you, it wont kill you to not change the MF on time
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Hi, I see the message on the dashboard of my BMW 325i 2006 - service due.

You can see them below.

I have 4 questions:

1. What is the each symbols means?
2. Can I check the condition of it on my own?
3. What is the approximately it will cost me to service each of item at authorized dealership?

4. Also can I wait with servicing or it's critical?
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#1 Your car is possessed by the "Green Lantern"
#2 Your car requesting that you drive in that pattern, or it will be unhappy
#3 You just filled up your car with a bad tank of gas and it's gotta poop
#4 It wants you to buy a huge industrial fan and blow it on its radiator
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Thank you Mike. Very useful
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Disregard everything above, just take it to a dealer. According to a co-worker of mine, who knows ‘a lot’ about cars, you can’t do any of your own maintenance on BMW’s.
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Disregard everything above, just take it to a dealer. According to a co-worker of mine, who knows a lot about cars, you cant do any of your own maintenance on BMWs.

Really? Does that include oil changes or spark plugs?
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1) The D.J. is heads-down and into his tunes

2) Oh no! Watch out for the hurricane!

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4) You just drove through a hurricane - Please dry off your floor mats using a fan.
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Really? Does that include oil changes or spark plugs?
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most definitely

Oh good. I feel so realized. Next time I pay BMW $120 to do an oil change I'll ask them to rape my wallet for another $100 to do the air filter.
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Disregard everything above, just take it to a dealer. According to a co-worker of mine, who knows a lot about cars, you cant do any of your own maintenance on BMWs.
I hope you're being sarcastic....
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#1 Your car is possessed by the "Green Lantern"
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#3 You just filled up your car with a bad tank of gas and it's gotta poop
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