BMW 5 Series: Adding engine oil - Engine oil - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Adding engine oil

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Only replenish the maximum oil amount of

Only replenish the maximum oil amount of 1 US quart/liter if the message is displayed in the instrument cluster or the oil level has dropped to just at the lower mark of the dipstick.

Keep oil, grease, etc., out of reach of children Protect children
Keep oil, grease, etc., out of reach of children and heed the warnings on the containers to prevent health risks.◀

When too much engine oil is added, immediately Do not add too much engine oil
When too much engine oil is added, immediately have the vehicle checked, otherwise, this may cause engine damage.◀

    For 520i and 528i: Check oil level
    The concept The oil level is monitored electronically during driving and shown on the Control Display. If the oil level reaches the minimum level, a check control message is displayed. Displayi ...

    Oil types for refilling
    Notes No oil additives Oil additives may lead to engine damage.◀ Viscosity grades for engine oils When selecting an engine oil, ensure that the engine oil belongs to one of the viscosity ...

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    Tire pressure
    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) This vehicle is equipped with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). It monitors tire pressure of all tires except the spare. When the low tire pressure ...

    Additional Required Services
    Every 12 000 km/7,500 Miles ► Rotate tires. Tires should be rotated every 12 000 km/ 7,500 miles. See Tire Rotation . At Each Fuel Stop ► Engine oil level check. See Engine Oil . ...

    The alarm system
    The alarm is automatically armed whenever the vehicle is locked with the remote key or optional Personal Car Communicator. When armed, the alarm continuously monitors a number of points on the vehi ...