BMW Cars 1999-06

Maintenance Intervals

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SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE INTERVALS
To be servicedType of serviceService intervals
    Inital 1200 milesOli serviceInspection IInspection II
Oil levelS/IX      
Engine oilR-      
Engine oil & filterR -   XXX
Engine air cleaner elementR -       X
Spark plugsR       X
Fuel filterR -       X
Fuel, vapor lines & fuel capS/IX   XX
Cooling systemS/IX   XX
Exhaust pipe & mufflerS/IX   XX
Catalytic converter & shieldingS/IX   XX
Throttle linkageS/I     XX
Engine (check for leakage)S/IX      
Engine drive beltsS/I       X
Maintenance IndicatorsRE   -XX
Engine coolantR     --
Oxygen sensorR -        
Intake air dust separatorsS/I -       X
Brake & clutch fluids -S/I     XX
Brake pads & discsS/I     XX
Parking brake systemS/I     XX
Power steering systemS/I     XX
Rear axle fluidS/I     XX
Steering play, suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage & joint discS/I     XX
Transmission fluid/oilS/I     X-
Wheel centering hubsS/I     XX
Rear axle fluid -R   X   X
OBD system for codesS/IX   XX
1R: Replace S/I: Service or Inspect RE: Reset
2- Service is not required for 325 models.
3- On vehicles operated less than 6200 miles per year, more frequent service may be required.
4- Replace more frequently if vehicle is operated in dusty conditions.
5- Recommended service for California models, required for all other models.
6- Reset the oil service indicator lights only.
7- Replace every 2 years with inspection service.
8- Replace every 100,000 miles on all models.
9- Required service for manual transmission models only.
10- Change fluid (A/T) or oil (M/T) at inspection.
11- At first oil service, then at each inspection.
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE INTERVALS
1998-00 bmw
To be servicedType of serviceInitial 1200 MilesOil ServiceInspection IInspection II
Oil level-/IX      
Engine oilR-      
Engine oil & filterR -   XXX
Engine air cleaner elementR -       X
Spark plugsR       X
Fuel filterR -       X
Fuel, vapor lines & fuel cap-/IX   XX
Cooling system-/IX   XX
Exhaust pipe & muffler-/IX   XX
Catalytic converter & shielding-/IX   XX
Throttle linkage-/I     XX
Engine (check for leakage)-/IX      
Engine drive belts-/I       X
Maintenance IndicatorsRE   -XX
Engine coolantR     --
Oxygen sensorR -        
Intake air dust separators-/I -       X
Brake & clutch fluids --/I     XX
Brake pads & discs-/I     XX
Parking brake system-/I     XX
Power steering system-/I     XX
Rear axle fluid-/I     XX
Steering play, suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage & joint disc-/I     XX
Transmission fluid/oil-/I     X-
Wheel centering hubs-/I     XX
Rear axle fluid -R   X   X
OBD system for codes-/IX   XX
1R: Replace S/I: Service or Inspect RE: Reset
2A Service is not required for 318 & 325 models.
3B On vehicles operated less than 6200 miles per year, more frequent service may be required.
4C Replace more frequently if vehicle is operated in dusty conditions.
5D Recommended service for California models, required for all other models.
6E Reset the oil service indicator lights only.
7F Replace every 2 years with inspection service.
8G Replace every 100,000 miles on all models.
9H Required service for 850 models only.
10I Change fluid (A/T) or oil (M/T) at inspection.
11J At first oil service, then at each inspection.


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Fig. Manufacturer Recommended Maintenance Intervals



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Fig. Manufacturer Recommended Maintenance Intervals

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE INTERVALS
BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series (except V12), Z3, Z4
To be servicedType of serviceService Intervals
    Initial 1200 MilesOil ServiceInspection IInspection II
Oil levelS/IX      
Engine oilR-      
Engine oil & filterR B   XXX
Engine air cleaner elementR C       X
Spark plugsR       X
Fuel filterR D       X
Fuel, vapor lines & fuel capS/IX   XX
Cooling systemS/IX   XX
Exhaust pipe & mufflerS/IX   XX
Catalytic converter & shieldingS/IX   XX
Throttle linkageS/I     XX
Engine (check for leakage)S/IX      
Engine drive beltsS/I       X
Maintenance IndicatorsRE   -XX
Engine coolantR     --
Oxygen sensorR G        
Intake air dust separatorsS/I H       X
Brake & clutch fluids -S/I     XX
Brake pads & discsS/I     XX
Parking brake systemS/I     XX
Power steering systemS/I     XX
Rear axle fluidS/I     XX
Steering play, suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage & joint discS/I     XX
Transmission fluid/oilS/I     X-
Wheel centering hubsS/I     XX
Rear axle fluid -R   X   X
OBD system for codesS/IX   XX
1R: Replace S/I: Service or Inspect RE: Reset
2- Service is not required for 325 models.
3- On vehicles operated less than 6200 miles per year, more frequent service may be required.
4- Replace more frequently if vehicle is operated in dusty conditions.
5- Recommended service for California models, required for all other models.
6- Reset the oil service indicator lights only.
7- Replace every 2 years with inspection service.
8- Replace every 100,000 miles on all models.
9- Required service for manual transmission models only.
10- Change fluid (A/T) or oil (M/T) at inspection.
11- At first oil service, then at each inspection.

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Fig. Underhood maintenance component locations-E30 318i, 318iS and 318iC w/M42 engine



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Fig. Underhood maintenance component locations-E30 M3 w/S14 engine



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Fig. Underhood maintenance component locations-E30 325i, 325iS, 325iX and 325iC w/M20 engine



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Fig. Underhood maintenance component locations-E36 318i and 318is w/M42 engine



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Fig. Underhood maintenance component locations-E36 325i and 325is w/M50 engine

 
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