BMW Engine Oil Change S55

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Special tools required:

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Warning!

Risk of scalding!

When carrying out repair work on the vehicle always wear oil- and heat-resistant protective gloves incl. forearm protection, face guard and protective apron.

Attention!

Always change the engine oil at operating temperature.
Observe the exact engine oil filling capacity.
Overfilling the engine with engine oil will result in engine damage.

Attention!

Risk of damage!

Protect belt drive against dirt.
Cover with suitable materials.

Recycling:

Catch and dispose of drained engine oil in a suitable collecting vessel.
Observe country-specific waste disposal regulations.

Necessary preliminary tasks:Only for M4 GTS (F82):

Remove stiffening plate

Release oil filter cap (1).

BMW Engine Oil Change S55

Release oil filter cover with special tool  11 9 240 .

Note:

Engine oil flows out of the oil filter housing and back into the oil sump.

BMW Engine Oil Change S55

Open oil drain plug (1) on oil sump.
Drain engine oil.

Installation note:

Magnesium – oil sump to 31.08.14 replace oil drain plug (1).

Aluminium – Oil sump from 01.09.14 replace only the gasket of oil drain plug (1).

Tightening torque 11 13 1AZ:

Type Thread Tightening specifications Torque
1AZ Oil drain plug to magnesium oil sump.
S55 M16x1.5 Replace screw with sealing ring. 20 Nm
1AZ Oil drain plug on aluminium oil sump.
S55 M12x1.5 Replace sealing ring. 25 Nm
2AZ Oil sump (magnesium) to lower section of crankcase.
S55 M8x26 Replace screw.

Thread repairs exclusively with aluminium Helicoil threaded insert.

Jointing torque and angle of rotation must be observed without fail.

Jointing torque 8 Nm
Angle of rotation 60 °
3AZ Oil sump (aluminium) to crankcase lower half.
S55 M8x92 M8x112 Replace screw.

Thread repairs exclusively with aluminium Helicoil threaded insert.

Compliance with jointing torque and angle of rotation is absolutely mandatory

Jointing torque 8 Nm
Angle of rotation 180 °
4AZ Magnesium oil sump cover
S55 M6x16 Replace screw. 8 Nm
5AZ Transmission to oil sump.
S55 M8x50 Replace screw.

Thread repairs exclusively with aluminium Helicoil threaded insert.

Compliance with jointing torque and angle of rotation is absolutely mandatory

Jointing torque 4 Nm
Angle of rotation 100 °
6AZ Oil level sensor to oil sump.
S55 M6 Replace screw.

Thread repairs exclusively with aluminium Helicoil threaded insert.

Compliance with jointing torque and angle of rotation is absolutely mandatory

Jointing torque 4 Nm
Angle of rotation 100 °

BMW Engine Oil Change S55

Remove the filter element (1) from the housing (3) and re-insert.Installation note:

Replace filter element (1) and sealing ring (2).
Note:

Coat sealing rings (2) with engine oil.

BMW Engine Oil Change S55

Secure oil filter cover with special tool 11 9 240.

Tightening torque 11 42 1AZ.

Note:

Pour in engine oil.

Check oil filter cover and oil drain plug of the oil sump for tightness.

Assemble engine.

BMW Engine Oil Change S55

Checking oil level:

    • Park vehicle on a horizontal surface
    • Start the oil level measurement at the control display.
    • Top up engine oil if necessary