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According to experts, changing filters on a regular basis may have more to do with your BMW's longevity than any other single factor.

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Ford bantam 2007 rocam 13 name what oil is best? Nd how much liter of oil

the brand of oil is pretty much a personal choice as each have qualities
what you should be looking for is the viscosity suitable for your ambient and operating temperatures
next the sc, sa sd etc quality that is best for your vehicle
next is the cost that you are prepared to pay for the oil
mineral oil is cheap but synthetic oil is a lot dearer
AS all oils have components in them to hold combustion processes in suspension, they all have to be changed on a regular basis as these additives are neutralized during the operation of an engine so dearer synthetic oils do not have such a big advantage over mineral oils because of the necessity to change on a regular basis
it is an old saying --- oil is the best mechanic so change it regularly according to the conditions and it will look after the engine

Jun 01, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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320i is 3/4 full of oil, but oil light comes on...not due for change

suppose to be the reading of the dip stick is in it maximum level,not more nor less, to make lubrication system work well.
have your car change oil regularly, but, have you change the oil filter?
if not, change it.
and i suggest you to have technician with scan tool to diagnose the problem.

May 21, 2012 | 2005 BMW 320i

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I took my 1996 BMW Z3 4cyl to Jiffy lube for an oil change.. I requested Pennzoil Ultra Syn oil.. They used 5W20 oil? I called them to ask why, and they said it was all they had, but according to their electronic manual, was OK for this engine... My owners manual reccommends 5W30 for cold temps, and 15W40 for warmer temps... This oil change was almost $90.00, will it be OK, or do I need to get it changed???

I agree with the previous expert.

Get the oil changed. Use what the manufacturer recommends. Your engine is designed for a specific viscosity, and you need to adhere to the manufacturer's specifications. Nowadays, oil does much more than 'lubricate the engine'. The oil moves the variable valve timing, and a host of other tasks.

Viscosity is important.

Too thin, too much volume. Too heavy, to little volume.

...Will it be OK? I would think so, but, you really need to get the right oil in it, Make Jiffy Lube change it for free. They screwed up. Not you.

Aug 03, 2010 | 1996 BMW Z3 Roadster

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Dealer said fuel filter does not need changing if pump is working, is this correct?

No, the filter should be changed on a regular basis according to our maintenance schedule. The job of the filter is to remove contaminates in the gas. Over time the filter gets dirty and less efficient which can affect gas mileage and eventually cause the fuel pump to fail as it is working harder to supply gas to engine. It is cheap insurance.

Jul 23, 2010 | 2003 Kia Sorento

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2000 Lexus RX 300 big reqd maint 100k-200k

You dont need to go to adealer if the mechanic youre seeing can do and has the tools required to maintain the vehicle according to the hand book specs,as they are most certainly the best way to preserve the cars longevity.Basic servicing will only cover the basic things,all sorts of filters need to be changed at regular intervals with any car ,moreso Lexus ...Hence the reputation for reliability,so get any mechanic capable of doing these things whose qualified most importantly to do it.Theyre too nicer car to do less with

Oct 14, 2009 | 2000 Lexus RX 300

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