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January 07, 2018, 01:52:56 PM

Komatsu210c

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Engine oil
« on: January 07, 2018, 01:52:56 PM »
Hi iv just purchased a 57 reg 3.0 diesel x5 se model with a few nice upgrades 100k loads of history and seven seat model as I have 4 kids,sold my new shape shogun and prefer this,I’m a heavy plant fitter by trade so looking to service myself iv got all Mann filters and bmw ll04 c3 spec engine oil but I can’t find out how much it takes some say 6.5 litres others7.5litres any help would be great

January 07, 2018, 08:41:17 PM
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dave k

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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 08:41:17 PM »
7.5 ..

January 07, 2018, 09:05:34 PM
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 09:05:34 PM »
Depends on engine, m57 was 7.5L ( though normally slightly less as not all oil is drained) n57 I believe is 6.5L
Be thankful for the dipstick and add 6.5L easy to add and a pig to drain.

January 08, 2018, 06:29:15 PM
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2018, 06:29:15 PM »
Thanks for the replys think it’s an m57 engine I have, I put 6.5l in and topped up to just over 7litres shows ok on I drive and more or less centre on dipstick 👍

January 08, 2018, 11:11:41 PM
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 11:11:41 PM »
Have you flushed the oil cooler?  I’m a very strong supporter of this!

January 14, 2018, 02:35:08 AM
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Re: Engine oil
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2018, 02:35:08 AM »
Have you flushed the oil cooler?  I’m a very strong supporter of this!
How does one do that?
Cheers
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