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If my 2007 BMW 335i needed an oil change badly and was low on oil, would the engine fault light come and say reduced power?

Would the overdo oil change and low oil cause the engine fault light to come on and run on reduced power?

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Yes, if the engine don't have enough oil to keep it lubed it will cause heat and friction that could damage or destro

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The N54 engine takes 7 quarts of oil with every oil change. But you shouldnt have to worry about that in the US because BMW covers all maintinace for the fist 4years or 50k miles. its not that hard to do though if you do need to perform it yourself.

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SOURCE: How do you change the engine oil

losen the drain plug with a oil pan close by then let drain into pan until no more oil comes out tighten plug back to bottom of the motor. find oil filter and losen the filter with drain pan underneath let drain and replace with new oil filter then wipe everything clean and then start filling motor with new oil ...... easy maintanence

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SOURCE: need to find fuse box for 2007 335i bmw

One in boot on the right hand around the battery somewhere, one under dash and could also be one under the bonnet, would be over to the left hand side of the vehicle. Not had to touch the electrics on any of these yet but generally thats where they hide.

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SOURCE: how can i reset oil change on 2007 bmw 335i twin

I have a 2007 335i convertible.. my low oil light went there a dip stick or something. how do i tell how low iam

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It means that the engine power has been reduced - either automatically when the brain of the car has detected a mechanical problem in the engine or you have engaged the rain mode.
Usually this happens when you use a low quality fuel. But i've stumbled on rare cases when the Vanos sensor valve was the cause. The only way to precisely tell which is expensive and implies a visit to a dealer.

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