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      12-29-2012, 01:29 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by The X Men
If you drive about 7500 miles a year, the above schedule is about right. If you drive 15000 miles a year, that means you drive a lot of highway and highway miles are a lot easier on oil than city miles. The BMW free maintenance is for 12000 miles or 12 months and the high quality oil that BMW use should be fine for 12000 miles. Like many have said, the Europeans have been using the same oil and change schedules for years without any problem. Its only in the US, the land of the waste that we insist on changing our oil more often than necessary.
12 or 15k miles?
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