Too much engine oil can damage the engine or
the catalytic converter. There is a risk of dam‐
age to property. Do not add too much engine
oil. When too much engine oil is added, have
the engine oil level corrected by a dealer’s serv‐
ice center or another qualified service center or
The oil filler neck is located in the engine com‐
partment, refer to page 325.
Adding engine oil
Open the hood, refer to page 326.
2. Open the lid counterclockwise.
3. Add engine oil.
4. Close the cap.
Engine oil types to add
The engine oil quality is critical for the life of the
Only add the types of engine oil which are listed.
Oil additives can damage the engine. There is a
risk of damage to property. Do not use oil addi‐
Incorrect engine oil can cause malfunctions in
the engine or damage it. There is a risk of dam‐
age to property. When selecting an engine oil,
make sure that the engine oil has the correct oil
Suitable engine oil types
Add engine oils that meet the following oil rating
BMW Longlife-01 FE.
BMW Longlife-14 FE+.
BMW Longlife-17 FE+.
BMW Longlife-12 FE.
Alternative engine oil types
If an engine oil suitable for continuous use is not
available, up to 1 US quart/liter of an engine oil
with the following oil rating can be added:
Online Edition for Part no. 01402896703 - X/18