How do i take the sheild down to change the oil oand where exactly is the oil filter?
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2005 BMW 545i Question: oil change
Answer #1Valleyautotech January 19, 2010, 14:45Master
Did you ever figure out how to remove the shield?
Answer #2Visitor, June 15, 2010, 08:55
The oil filter is under the car, there is a rubber access panel for it. If you don't have access to a lift you won't be able to get to it.
Answer #3Visitor, August 12, 2010, 17:32
You will need a 8mm socket and a philips screwdriver to remove the two pans underneath the front portion of the 545i. The filter is close to the drain plug.