Service Oil Change engine BMW S63


Risk of scalding!

Carry out work on the vehicle only when wearing oil- and heat-resistant protective gloves incl. forearm protection, face guard and protective apron.


Carry out the engine oil service only when the engine is at operating temperature.

Observe the exact engine oil filling capacity.

Overfilling the engine with engine oil will result in engine damage.


Catch and dispose of drained engine oil in a suitable collecting vessel.

Observe country-specific waste disposal regulations.

Release screw plug (1) on oil filter cap.

Remove screw plug (2) from oil sump and drain engine oil.

Release oil filter cover (1) with special tool 11 9 240 .

Tightening torque 11 42 1AZ.

Installation note:

Renew sealing ring (2) and wet with oil.

Check sealing ring (1) and renew, if installed.

Renew oil filter element (3) and slide into the oil filter cover.

Oil filter element (3) must snap audibly into place.

Insert oil filter element (3) into oil filter cover.Installation note:

Oil filter element (3) must snap audibly into place.


Presentation: without underbody protection and reinforcement plate.

Installation note:

Replace sealing rings.

Insert screw plug (2) for oil sump and tighten down.

Tightening torque 11 13 1AZ.

Insert screw plug (1) for oil filter cap and tighten down.

Tightening torque 11 42 2AZ.


Pour in engine oil.

Start engine and run at idle until oil pressure indicator light goes out.

Switch off engine.

Check oil filter cap and screw plugs (1 and 2) for oil filter cap and oil sump for leaks.

Assemble engine.

Checking engine oil level:

Park vehicle on a horizontal surface

Allow engine to run at operating temperature for three minutes with increased engine speed (approx. 1100 rpm)

Read off engine oil level in instrument panel or on Control Display

Top up engine oil if necessary

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