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Break-in oil change

Discussion in 'F10/F11 (2010-present)' started by 535individual, Apr 16, 2013.

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    535individual

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    I had my 2013 BMW535i "break-in" oil changed today @ 2500 miles. Mechanic stated oil was dirty and filter had wrinkled pleats. Glad it was done although BMW does not require an oil change for 1 year or 15K miles.
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    jonom01

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    Had my 2014 535iX oil changed at 2K miles and sent it out for analysis. It came back pristine, also without any indication of worn metal or silicon sealers. Either I lucked out, or BMW has figured out how to build great motors from the get-go!
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    charlson89

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    The engines are broken in before they go into the vehicle at the engine plant so that helps quite a bit. The only vehicles that require a 2500 service is the M vehicles but they are completely different. It also never hurts to do more oil changes.

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