How to change the oil on your 1995-2003 5-series or 1998-2005 3 series BMW.
The BMW cars that have this engine are listed in this link:
Here are the parts you need:
1. A pan to drain the oil into
2. A wrench to undo the drain bolt which is an 18mm wrench or socket
3. A 36mm socket with corresponding wrench that fits it, or a large adjustable (thumb) wrench that expands at least 1 and 1/2 inches or 36mm.
4. Ramps or a jack with axle / jack stands to raise the front of the car in the air. Don't get under the car if it is on a jack. Run the drivers side wheels up on a high curb and crawl up in under that way if you have to.
Changing The Power Steering Filter & Fluid On A BMW
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In this DIY and How-To video, we'll show you how to change the power
steering fluid and filter on a later model BMW or MINI. Follow along as we
replace the reservoir/filter and flush the fluid on a 2001 330xi,
The power steering fluid and filter are one of the most overlooked
preventive maintenance areas on most BMWs and MINIs. (Think about it --
when did you ever changed the power steering fluid on any vehicle?) On
BMWs, this system provides Boost not
just for the steering but often for the power brakes and self-leveling
suspensions, as well. Time and time again, we'll look at the power steering
fluid in a BMW or MINI and it is filthy! (Running on old, degraded fluid
will shorten the useful life of the steering rack/gearbox, brake Booster, fluid pump, etc.) The fluid should be
bright, clear red or, depending on the application, just clean and clear
One of the reasons this system gets overlooked is that there is no direct
provision for changing the fluid; therefore the job is a bit more tedious.
But it is not so tedious that it should be ignored. We recommend a biennial
(every other year) or 50,000-mile fluid change for the power Boost system. Additionally, most systems have
a fluid filter incorporated into the fluid reservoir. (A lot of mechanics
do not even know that this filter exists!) Change the filter when changing
the fluid. (This is also a great time to replace any leaking power steering
hoses.) There are three different fluids used in BMWs and MINIs; the
correct fluid is typically noted on a label on the reservoir cap. We can
assist in determining the proper filter and fluid for your BMW or MINI.
Fluid transfer pump:
Hose clamp driver:
Pig Mat, oil absorbent mats:
Scrubs In A Bucket hand cleaner wipes:
Power steering fluid (Dexron-III, in this case):
Power steering reservoir/filter:
Hose and hose clamps:
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Replace BMW Fuel Filter
http://www.AutoWerksofAmerica.com - Replacing a BMW fuel filter is easily
done with a few simple tools and a little instruction. Some
recommendations: Do this job when the fuel tank is nearly empty and use
some kind of pan to catch the remaining fuel in the filter.
Consider replacing some of the rubber hose and rusty hose clamps when you
perform a BMW fuel filter change.
Rear Differential oil change, BMW E46 3 Series
This video is pretty simple as long as you have some common sense you will
be able to figure it out. before changing oil make sure you have your BMW
safely jacked up, then once it's jacked up make sure you can remove the
fill plug first, once you have the fill plug out then proceed to remove the
drain plug. Safely drain oil into a container to properly dispose of.
Once its all done pump new oil into the differential and your all done.
DIY Transmission Oil Change BMW E46 Automatic
This simple video goes through the steps so you can go about changing the
transmission oil yourself in your bmw e46. The job itself wasn't hard at
all, but make sure you use proper jackstands and don't do what I did it
wasn't good as you will have to watch another video to check it out. Have
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Resetting Oil Service
How to reset Oil Service on BMW using "Reset tool 1982-2001 BMW Oil
Inspection Service 20 Pin" (available on eBay). Please don't bother me
about Check Control and ABS block buzzing :)
DIY: How to scan your BMW
This has been discussed too many times on BMW forums, the new guys asking
what to do when their service engine soon light comes on and where the port
is for the scanner. Here is a very very simple video on what to do.
How to change your brake pads. ( BMW )
Amazon has OEM BMW brake pads WAY CHEAPER than the dealer HERE:
How to change your brake pads. ( BMW )
Removing BMW Door Panel & Replacing Window Regulator
Is your BMW's window not operating properly? In this detailed video,
Bavarian Otto shows you -- step by step -- how to remove the door panel and
window, and how to replace a faulty or broken window regulator, saving you
hundreds of dollars over what a dealer would charge for the repair. You can
find the BMW window regulator you need at http://www.bavauto.com/
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