Basically you're reminded to service the car after consuming X gallons of fuel. Well they were like ok we will look at it. I will be out of state for the next 3 months. I had the 1200 mile break in service on schedule but did not take a sample from that drain. Yep, it is important to check, verify and adjust things, but equally important to change your operating fluids if you want your cars systems and components to last. Flush the break fluid every two years. Taken the fact we have many happy Z4 I took delivery yesterday morning of M Coupe 308.
Any help would be appreciated. Just updating this Dipstick indicated oil level was fine. The website gives estimated delivery dates as a courtesy with the information pulled from FedExs website. There is a bit in the manual that suggests that if you cover less than 6000km a year you have the oil changed every 2 years, but it doesn't suggest you follow the service schedule on a time basis instead of a distance basis. In addition my bmw Assist system was disconnected from the very start it has never worked and the dash panel that holds the aux input Thanks all. I am just learning about wax Quote Originally Posted by djresqd Hey all I just picked up my first bmw this past week a 2005 Z4 2. With my previous 2 Audis I went to Bell Audi in Rahway.
Ive heard horror stories even for such simple things as an oil change yet the treatment Ive gotten since the day I walked into the dealership to order my car has been first class. It is easy to do so I'd say yes after 50-60000. We ordered mine on Dec. They even detailed it for me. Some people feel better changing at slightly more frequent intervals. Basically thanks - this was useful. High revving engines need better oil protection.
What is the difference between the complementary and the fee-based maintenance programs? Ill pull another sample midway through this oil change cycle. Some offer adequate protection on shorter drain intervals. On the inside of console door between the seats there is a little finger of plastic that serves to turn off the light inside the console bin. Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them? Should that be replaced as a matter of course? My 97' F-150 with a 5. I asked them to re-torque those bolts regardless as well as re-torque the engine mount bolts. Since these formulas are not transparent to most users, those who aren't as familiar with how these two indicators work can still get ballpark figures on when they need to do what service on the cars.
The Service Interval Indicator always counts down to the next required service and indicates what type of service that will be. For more information, visit our. They told me they were able to reproduce it and that the clutch needed to be replaced. The little finger on mine has weakened and broken off and leaves the light on all the time draining the battery. Ive looked a few so far the prices seem pretty good so I just wanna know how much the Inspection 1 and 2 normally costs. Clean my Air Filter every three to six months.
However, most non-engineers relate easier to mileages. At risk of exposing myself to a little rtfm chiding sorry i dont have the manual what does this mean and the fact that it only comes on after shutting off the car Thanks. Current mileage is 179,000 miles with 25,000 of extreme off-roading miles and four years of towing a 6000lb. Just to lay out my thought on the subject. The problem with the ultra low mileage garage queen examples is that it's difficult to interpret the service schedule for cars that are rarely used. Since I purchased it from dealer will continue to get all the usual perks associated with service including a loaner and car wash when I take it in. That's an oil change every three years.
If you can get the car on a ramp or up on ramps then have a look under yourself or buy some and save some money long term. That seems to me to rule out a break-in and oil change although it is certainly possible that the cold test external power source no combustion is done with a temporary lubricant. Also Id also definitely suggest using the bmw approved oils as others have stated. What do you suggest Wait till I reach zero or get it done now What other servicing is required besides oil change for the first time I checked with the service dept. I recommend you take the schedule with you and ask if they are doing Im looking for a maintenance schedule that shows at what mileages you are to change the oil and all other fluids. Basically thanks - this was useful.
Regular oil and oil filter changes have always been the most important preventative maintenance procedure you can do to any car. Quote Originally Posted by Zuzax On the inside of console door between the seats there is a little finger of plastic that serves to turn off the light inside the console bin. Fast good looking reliable friendly service. I purchased my Z4 new in Sep. My dealer was pretty clueless when I scheduled a service appointment for them to look at it so I want to have a picture of what it should look like since I cant count on them to have another E856 on the lot to show them. Any help would be appreciated. They replaced the shifter knob apparently an 85 value for free.
The only slight problem would be test driving, I cancelled my insurance when I sold my car, and none of the temporary insurance companies will cover me on the Z4 I'm 25. A couple of questions 1 Instructions on how to My 2008 Z4 now has 4500 miles on it. Coolant does not wear out, but the corrosion resistant properties fade. Some by some very knowledgeable persons, some by persons who should know better, and by some who have to ask where the oil filter is located, then give out expert advise. So Im noticing I get about 220-240 miles on a tank of 91 octane with a mix of city driving during the week and cityhighway over the weekend. They seem to be a bunch of great folks - really professional attentive and personable. Owners should bring in their vehicles for maintenance on or before the due date or the mileage mark, whichever comes first.
Ill be taking the car back to the dealer for a checkup I guess I count myself among the lucky few that hasnt had a problem with dealership service. So now I need to replace both sides. Excuses are often worth recording for later giggles. The one thing that I of course want to do is take care of it and to the best of my ability. So now I need to replace both sides. Not to mention, complete and thorough maintenance records can add hundreds or thousands to a selling price of a used car and give a buyer unmatched piece-of-mind.