1986 Other BMW Models ENGINE OIL

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1986 Other BMW Models 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 357000 miles

I need to know how to change the oil in my 524TD BMW. Where is the oil filter located and how do I take it off. Looks like a bolt on the bottom of the oil filter housing. What is this for?

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Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 AT 9:10 AM

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You might wish to let that service out to an oil changing shop for 20 bucks, but if not then get a filter and 5 quarts of the proper oil and a crush washer for the drain and plug and drain the oil and change the filter (the bolt is for the oil filter cartridge) and it is a messy job, well worth letting the kids get their hands dirty, trust me, I take my wife's brand new car to change the oil, why should I do it?

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