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Checking the oil in a 530i is fairly easy and should be done once a month. Note that most BMW have an oil pressure gauge next to the speedometer - this gauge does not tell you what your oil level is, however the video above will show you how check the oil level in your 2002 BMW 530i. Make sure your engine is cold when you check the oil in your 530i. Otherwise the dipstick will read slightly low. In addition to checking the oil level, you also want to look at the condition of the oil when you have the dipstick out. If the oil in your 530i is dirty or smells like gasoline, you probably need an oil change.
If you notice that the oil level in your 530i is extremely low or empty, fill it up and check it again the next time you drive. If it is extremely low again, have your mechanic take a look before driving it much more.
If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems2002 BMW 530i 3.0L 6 Cyl.
Avoid tickets and accidents with both working headlights! New bulbs are much brighter too2007 BMW 525i 3.0L 6 Cyl.
Stop! Checking your brake fluid from time to time is a great way to ensure safe stopping2002 BMW 530i 3.0L 6 Cyl.
If your car is leaking a small amount of power steering fluid - see this video on how to fix the leak2002 BMW 530i 3.0L 6 Cyl.
There's no reason to check the washer fluid level without adding some - see how to do it here!2002 BMW 530i 3.0L 6 Cyl.
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb2002 BMW 530i 3.0L 6 Cyl.