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2008 BMW 5-Series 528i 4dr Sedan RWD

2008 BMW 5-Series
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
17 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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September 18, 2012, 9:41 am

Andrew D

Question: What Oil should I use

I checked the oil level on my 2006 BMW 525i this morning. The system reading said that the oil level is low, and that I need to add oil. The owners manual says that I should use synthetic 5W-30 oil. Does it matter which kind of oil - Pennzoil, Castrol, Mobil-One or ...?

September 23, 2012, 6:13 pm

Tyler O

Use the recommended grade and viscosity. Try not to mix different oils... add what ever it has in it already.

Are you sure you're not just do for a change?

Why is the oil low? Leaking? More than normal amount of oil consumption?

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