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Checking oil level BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Petrol 523i - 2.5

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 523i - 2.5 Checking oil level

  • time 1 minute
  • difficulty 1
If you need to top up, locate the oil filler cap.
To open the oil filler cap, turn anticlockwise
Carefully add the oil, mop up any spills with a paper towel. Add about a cupful at a time and recheck the electronic 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
Always replace cap and dipstick securely