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  1. Running on low oil/inconsistent dipstick reading

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    Hey all, Very new to owning an E46 so I had some questions. I checked my oil not too long ago (just a few days or so) and the level was fine so I was a little worried when my oil level sensor light came on when I turned my car off in a parking lot at school today. Even though I know that my oil...
  2. Amber Oil Light 318i

    General E46 Forum
    Hi Guys, I'm new in the forums and only got my e46 318i 2004 5 months ago. An amber oil light came up yesterday in the dash board so I check the oil this morning and it's in a very low level (minimum level), even though the car is not due for service according to the reading in the dashboard...
  3. Simple question regarding valve cover gasket

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    I'm about to change my valve cover gasket. Ive read a few DIYs, but none of them say anything about draining the oil. Based on pictures I've seen I'm assuming that it needs to be drained, but a friend of mine claims that he did his valve cover and didn't need to drain the oil. I was wondering if...