Checking the oil level for the Z3 1.9

  1. Drive the car to bring it up to temperature
  2. Park the car on a flat surface
  3. Leave the car to cool for 5 minutes
  4. Pull out the dipstick and clean it with a lint free rag or paper tissue
  5. Put the dipstick back in to the engine making sure it is pushed in fully
  6. Pull out the dipstick and check the level
  7. The level should be between the lower (min) and upper (max) marks.
  8. Add oil as required
  • The difference between the lower and upper marks on the dipstick is approximately 1 litre of oil.
  • Do not fill above the upper mark as too much oil can hurt the engine.
  • Do not add oil until the level is just above the lower (min) level
  • Oil for the Z3 1.9 petrol engine is 5W30.

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