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Oil change BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 | Haynes Manuals

BMW 3-Series 1998-2006

BMW 3-Series

1998 - 2006
Time
25 minutes
Difficulty
The sump plug is located on the base of the engine. It is accessed underneath the car
You will need to remove the sump cover - use a Phillips screwdriver
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. Fully drain the oil. When the sump has emptied, wipe clean the sump plug area with a paper towel
Replace (new) sump plug and washer. Do not over tighten

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