Oil and Filter Service (73094 miles)

Time to replace the oil and filter. After much research decided to use Castrol Edge 5w30 which seems to be BMW's preferred LL04 approved oil. Certainly not the cheapest oil at Β£37 for 4 litres even with my Halfords trade card discount. The 535d requires around 7.5 litres of this liquid gold...

Genuine BMW oil filter and o-ring supplied by Cotswold BMW

Genuine BMW oil filter and o-ring supplied by Cotswold BMW

Old oil being drained via the little access panel which hides the drain plug.Β 

Old oil being drained via the little access panel which hides the drain plug.