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Oil change BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Petrol 525i - 3.0

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 525i - 3.0 Oil change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 4
The sump plug is accessed underneath the car
Here is the sump access cover
Undo the fixings - use a 8 mm socket
Now you can open the sump access cover
Here's the sump plug
Don't forget to place a suitably sized receiving tray beneath
Using a 17mm spanner or socket, 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 a new sump plug and washer
Do not over tighten - close sump access cover