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08-02-2004, 12:21 PM
any one know where it is on a e39 540i and what do i have to remove to get to it ?
08-02-2004, 02:44 PM
Directly under the car, middle, there is a small 6" by 6" plastic panel held on by a plastic flathead screw. Turn the screw 1/2 turn, take out the plastic panel, voila.
Make sure you have a new filter and new oil drain plug gasket.
08-02-2004, 08:38 PM
cheers mate only needed to drain due to over fill , cheers all done now thanks for the help
TOPSIDER "OIL EXTRACTOR"
available at any boat supply store...
makes changing oil on the bimmer easier than washing the car...
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