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      11-04-2012, 10:24 AM   #2
jphughan
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In the manual it says you can use:

0W-30
0W-40
5W-30
5W-40

You might want to find out what (competent) BMW dealers use for the 1M, X5M, and X6M, since I believe they have the exact same oil spec as the M5. I'm reading that 5W-30 tends to be used in the US, but not sure about brand.

I'm not surprised that a dealer thought 10W-60 was needed, sadly. I just hope they'd notice the spec on the oil cap before actually putting that into someone's car....
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