Maintenance

BMW Excluservice Maintenance Schedules


BMW M3 from 2001 to 2006
BMW Excluservice Maintenance Schedule for E46 M3s
o Break in oil change 1200 miles
o Oil and filter change 7500 miles
o Oil Service 15,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 22,500 miles
o Inspection 1 30,000 miles – Valve adjustment*
o Oil and filter change 37,500 miles
o Oil Service 45,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 52,500 miles
o Inspection 2 60,000 miles – Valve adjustment*
o Repeat cycle
Brake fluid flush 2 years
Coolant drain and fill 3 years
Transmission fluid Manual or SMG 60,000 miles
Spark plug replacement 60,000 miles
Differential fluid replacement 60,000 miles
Fuel filter replacement 60,000 miles

*Valve adjustment is highly recommended but optional

M5 from 1998 to 2003
BMW Excluservice Maintenance Schedule for E39 M5s
o Break in oil change 1200 miles
o Oil and filter change 7500 miles
o Oil Service 15,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 22,500 miles
o Inspection 1 30,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 37,500 miles
o Oil Service 45,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 52,500 miles
o Inspection 2 60,000 miles
o Repeat cycle
Brake fluid flush 2 years
Coolant drain and fill 3 years
Transmission fluid 60,000 miles
Spark plug replacement 60,000 miles
Differential fluid replacement 60,000 miles
Fuel filter replacement 60,000 miles

3 Series from 1999 to 2005
5 Series from 97 to 2003
7 Series from 96 to 2001
X5 from 2001 to 2006
X3 from 2004 to 2003
Z3 from 1996 to 2002
Z4 from 2002 to 2008
Excluservice Recommended Maintenance Schedule for Non “CBS” and Non “M” cars.
o Oil and filter change 7500 miles
o Oil Service 15,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 22,500 miles
o Inspection 1 30,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 37,500 miles
o Oil Service 45,000 miles
o Oil and filter change 52,500 miles
o Inspection 2 60,000 miles
o Repeat cycle
Brake fluid flush 2 years
Coolant drain and fill 4 years
Transmission fluid (auto/manual) 100,000 miles
Spark plug replacement 100,000 miles
Differential fluid replacement 100,000 miles
Fuel filter replacement 100,000 miles

3 Series from 2006 or newer
5 Series from 2004 or newer
6 Series from 2003 or newer
7 Series from 2002 or newer
1 Series All
X5 from 2007 or newer
X3 from 2011 or newer
Z4 From 2009 or newer
BMW Excluservice Recommended Maintenance Schedule for “CBS” and Non “M” cars.

“CBS” Also known as Condition Based Service cars have an on board computer that tells you when and what maintenance is due, through either the turn signal stalk or the “I” drive if your vehicle is so equipped.

Your BMW is preprogrammed from the factory to tell you to perform the following services at certain intervals, while most of them are pretty accurate, some are not and some are even omitted completely.

Service Pre-Programed BMW Excluservice Recommends
Oil and filter change 15,000 miles or 2 years 7,500 miles or once a year
Brake fluid flush 2 years Same
Coolant drain and fill Omitted 4 years
Transmission fluid(auto/manual) Omitted 100,000 miles
*Spark plug replacement 100,000 miles Same
Differential fluid replacement Omitted 100,000 miles
Fuel filter replacement Omitted 100,000 miles
Micro-filter replacement(Replace if needed) 2 years check every 2 years
**Transfer case fluid Omitted 75,000 miles
Engine air filter Omitted Check every 15,000 miles

*335i or 535i engines are due every 45,000 miles
**only applies to “X” drive vehicles