What is more important to your engine than its oil supply? Any water is taken-upabsorbed by the replaceable fuel filter. And to replace the fuel filter every 173 gals. With the 5% bio diesel out there its a scary prospect for the filter bowl and replace the fuel filter every 100 hours To put this in perspective. The quad-ring gasket doubles the seal between the filter and the engine. Buy today and save time and money and do the things you love, especially on weekends instead of waiting at the dealership 4 times a year. My car has been at the dealership 75 days over the past 18 months since I bought it. The last straw was when my dealer tried to charge for the diesel exhaust fluid flush and fill.
May cause drained battery and in rare cases could cause a fire Anyone else got this notice Cheers interesting. Staying at the forefront of design and testing allows this company to offer a top tier product for your European vehicle. Support American jobs and enjoy a superior product! Engine Oil Filter Wrench Set - 7-Piece Set Part : 2101 -M1220 Contains: Qty. Pop open the trap door using a flat head screwdriver to expose the oil drain plug. Dip your finger into a new bottle of oil and lube the O-Ring before you install the cap.
We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your X5. N55 engine note - this filter works with the aluminum oil filter housing only not plastic. Wipe the area dry so you can watch for leaks later on. I pulled out the manual and showed him and he said if it was not on the computer then he could not do it and to call bmw specifically states that the fuel filter and particulate filters are to be changed at every second oil change page 10. All of our performance parts are those we would and do! Replace the crush washer on the drain plug too. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil.
Lift the deck and support it using the rod provided. The satin black anodize blends in with the rest of your engine bay making this a smart and subtle upgrade. Any new or pre-owned 2009 X5 xDrive 35d produced between October 1 2008 and June 12 2009 Not an X car but bmw is also handling a recall with their 2002-2005 three series for a dangerious tail light wiring problem overheating. The heated fuel filter is sealed so there is no way to change the filter. A one inch square of this material flows an incredible 1.
Over time, these metal particles are circulated millions of times, polishing wearing down the metal components inside your engine, degrading its performance and shortening the engine's life until it wears out. The filter system on a common rail diesel is the most vital system to injector life and fuel pump life. This cap is designed to use the original o-ring seal so no special parts are required. Quote Originally Posted by bbaron My x5 d is a piece of junk. Thats why I suggested an indy for advice. I do not see Castrol nor Mobil 1 synthetic doing test after test to demonstrate that their oil is superior. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.
Remove the cover and the spare tire. Step 6 Fill the car with 7. My x5 d is a piece of junk. You will only have to change your oil once a year and have peace of mind regarding the protection of your engine! The adhesive used in the filter assembly process is good to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, far above normal engine operating temperatures. Magnetic Engine Oil Drain Plug 12x1. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your X5 and that the filter is being changed too.
Just got this in the mail. It meets or exceeds a variety of specifications and our oil is approved by many manufacturers. Please follow your manufacturer's drain intervals found in the owner's manual. Old o-ring and old crush washer to the right, new installed. This aluminum cap is much more sturdy and features a standard 17mm hex post on the top. A super strength nickel-plated neodymium rare earth magnet is installed in the top of the element for magnetic pre-filtering of the oil.
Around the cover's bottom rim, you will find several mounting bolts, which when removed will allow you to move the pump aside. So when people came in for the last 4 years complaining of premature battery failure and trouble starting bmw would blame it on their driving habits- pointing to the driving distance histogram they derived usinng their own software. I have not received the recall notice yet. Quote Originally Posted by Penguin There is no water separator in the X5 diesel. The twist lock design assures positive filter element placement and allows for easy disassembly, inspection, and cleaning. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself.