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Having to top up oil at least twice in between services is this normal? BMW x3 two years old or the oil light comes on

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  • tim mcgrath May 11, 2010

    no not normal, internal engine problems (rings)

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Get to the dealership, isn't it under warranty? The standard for oil consumption before it is considered a problem is 1Qt. per 1,000 mi. (or it used to be) but I wouldn't expect a car that new to use much if any but certainly no more than 1qt. per 5,000 miles, unless you already have 100,000+ miles on it. I threw those figures out because you didn't say how far you are going between changes or how much it takes to top it up. BTW, I hope you mean the oil low (amber add oil) light not the red out of oil/stop the car light. If it's red you'd better look for a huge leak and start with the filter and drain plug if you are going to quik change places.

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