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i spoke to the service dept mech. and he told me that the m3
engine. needs oil at 750 miles and you should not go over 1,000
miles before you check engine oil.

he told me that the engine in a m3 uses 1 quart of oil at around 750 miles and you should not wait to add oil after 1,000 miles.
i couldn't believe what he was telling me.

would you say that the 3.2 liter burns oil or what.

and the dealer in long island n.y. rallye service dept. charge me
for 10 - 60 motor oil $11.90 cents i think what a rip off.
bobm3 ;) ;)
 

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bobm3 said:
i spoke to the service dept mech. and he told me that the m3
engine. needs oil at 750 miles and you should not go over 1,000
miles before you check engine oil.

he told me that the engine in a m3 uses 1 quart of oil at around 750 miles and you should not wait to add oil after 1,000 miles.
i couldn't believe what he was telling me.

would you say that the 3.2 liter burns oil or what.

and the dealer in long island n.y. rallye service dept. charge me
for 10 - 60 motor oil $11.90 cents i think what a rip off.
bobm3 ;) ;)
dang its $7.95 here
 

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I became low at...

~5,400 miles, then added a quart.
 

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The first oil change for M3 is around 750 ~ 1000 mile and it is also for running in check. I think that what your service mech trying to tell you. After that just follow the service indicator on the car. M3 does burn up to 1 quart of oil during breaking/running in period.
 

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For my first M3...

My oil became low at about 4000 miles and when I went to my dealer and told him why the oil finishes so fast, he told me that the M3 is still in the process of breaking in even after 1200 miles as the engine is still in the process of breaking in. After awhile, engine won't use as much oil...
 

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I've added 2 quarts so far and I have only 8500 miles on it. 1 quart at 5k and another one at 8500
 

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yah ineed to add another quart soon too ive had the car for aobut 6k 7k miles, tahts twice already.
 

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thanks guys for the reply

sounds good to me i will just check the engine very 1,000 miles
thanks for the information
bobm3 ;) ;)
 
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