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1993 BMW 525i Question: Does a 1993 bmw 525i use syntentic oil?



phillyenglish, Powder Springs, GA, April 17, 2009, 18:03

This will be my first oil change since owning the car and I would like to know what type of oil should I use. Different people are telling me different things. One said synthetic oil another person told me that year model does not require synthetic oil. Can you help me with this. I must get my oil changed as soon as possible.



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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 18, 2009, 15:33

    Your engine uses 5.3quarts of oil ( 6q with oil filter change). BMW call for American Petroleum Institute specification SG or SH standard which is ordinary conventional oil. You may use synthetic if you like.

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    Visitor, June 06, 2010, 10:26

    yes it use synthetic oil

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