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Checking oil level BMW 1-Series 2004 - 2011 Petrol 116i - 1.6

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BMW 1-Series 2004 - 2011  | 116i - 1.6 Checking oil level

  • time 1 minute
  • difficulty 1
If you need to top up, locate the oil filler cap
Undo the oil filler cap, turning anticlockwise
Carefully add the oil, mop up any spills with a paper towel. Add about a cupful at a time and recheck the dipstick level. Add more oil if needed. Remember, it can take 30 seconds or so for the oil to work its way through the engine, so allow for this
Replace cap securely