Question about 1996 BMW 318
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The below is taken from another site written a year ago:
What you are looking at is the Service Indicator. The green, yellow and red lights let you know when service needs to be performed. The green lights mean everything is still good. The yellow lights mean "anytime you're ready." The red lights mean do the service ASAP. There are also two other lighted areas. One says "inspection," the other says "oil change" (or oil service.) An oil change is an oil change. However, there are two inspections: Inspection 1 is normally at every other 15,000 miles; Inspections 2 is at every 30,000 miles. Your local BMW dealer should have a pamphlet listing all duties performed for each of the services. Inspection 2 can run you around $400-$800 depending on the service station/dealership's labor rates. Inspections 1 should be around 1/2 of that. You should have your oil changed about every 5000 miles. Dealership oil changes can range from $35-$65. A BMW that is well taken care of will last a long time.
FYI, don't be surprised if the SI (service indicator) board decides to **** out one day. I'm surprised to see yours is still working (they usually die within 10 years unless someone went thru the expense to have it replaced.) If/when it does go, just gauge your services by the mileage intervals I've listed above. I'd also recommend when you stop into (or just call) the dealership, go to the parts department and order an owner's manual for your BMW. Should be less than $20 and get to you in about a week unless they have one in stock.
When the service tech has performed the necessary service(s), he will reset your SI board so that only green lights are showing.
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
rubber pipe , its at the back under the pollen filter , comes as a double pipe one fat one thin , fat one is for air flow , thin one water , both for cooling the engine. The fat one was actually split , causing my engine to idle bad , so i replaced the part , engine idle is fine but now i gt that noise , and i get air suction when i take oil dipstick out while engine is running , so i am guessing something is not right but dk what
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 07, 2014 | Mitsubishi Cars & Trucks
Feb 14, 2011 | Isuzu Pickup Cars & Trucks
Jul 05, 2010 | 2005 Ford F 350 Super Duty
May 29, 2010 | 2000 Volkswagen Passat 4Motion
Feb 03, 2010 | 2007 Ford F
Nov 20, 2009 | 1996 Mitsubishi Montero
Nov 19, 2009 | 2005 Audi A3
May 07, 2009 | Peugeot Liberte Cars & Trucks
Aug 16, 2008 | 2005 Volkswagen Golf
May 12, 2014 | 1996 BMW 318
May 10, 2014 | 1996 BMW 318
59 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: