When to replace the Oil Filter on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 328 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 328 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 323 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 335 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 i xDrive, BMW 3 Coupe (E92) 325 xi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for 3 Coupe (E92) and other BMW models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E92. Tools you might need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 17
Oil filter cup socket 86-16F
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E92. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Use only new O-rings during installation.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E92 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use the 86-16F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the oil filter.
  7. Step 7
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E92. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  8. Step 8
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    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  9. Step 9
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E92. Tip:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  10. Step 10
    Unscrew the fastener of the drain plug access panel. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Step 11
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    Remove the drain plug access panel.
  11. Step 12
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 7 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  12. Step 13
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – BMW E92. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  15. Step 16
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
  16. Step 17
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  17. Step 18
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    Install the drain plug access panel.
  18. Step 19
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    Screw in the fastener of the drain plug access panel. Use a flat screwdriver.
  19. Step 20
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    Lower the car.
  20. Step 21
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
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