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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    Releasing seat belts
    - Press release button 4 and guide belt tongue ; back towards belt sash guide 1. Make sure that the seat belt is fully rolled up. Otherwise, the seat belt or belt tongue will be trapped in th ...

    Normal Starting
    NOTE: Normal starting of either a cold or a warm engine is obtained without pumping or pressing the accelerator pedal. For vehicles not equipped with Tip Start (Four-Speed Transmission), turn ...

    Drive shafts and boots
    Check the drive shafts, boots and clamps for cracks, deterioration, or damage. Replace any damaged parts and, if necessary, repack the grease. ...