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Oil change BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Petrol 520i - 2.2

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 520i - 2.2 Oil change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The sump plug is located on the base of the engine. It is accessed underneath the car
You will need to open the sump access cover
Undo the fixings - use an 8mm socket
Now you can open the sump access cover
Here is the sump plug
Do not forget to have a suitably sized receiving tray in place
With an oil catchment tray in position, use a 17mm spanner or socket to carefully remove the sump plug and fully drain the oil. When the sump has emptied, wipe clean the sump plug area with a paper towel and refit the sump plug and washer
Replace (new) sump plug and washer. Do not over tighten - Close sump access cover