Having problems with your 2008 BMW 1 Series ?

How often do I need to service a BMW 123d? - 2008 BMW 1 Series

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 11-12-2017

Answers :

Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.
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\015\012Here are your service intervals:
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\015\012NOTE Besides Oil changes there are inspection intervals I & II
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\015\012http://www.savagebmw.com/Service/content_service_Intervals.htm
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\015\012Inspection interval I
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  • Change engine oil and filter while engine is at normal operation temperature. \015\012
  • Check transmission for leaks. \015\012
  • Check rear axle for leaks. \015\012
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks. \015\012
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks. \015\012
  • Check power steering system for leaks. \015\012
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads. \015\012
  • Examine brake disc surfaces. \015\012
  • Clean brake pad contact points in calipers. \015\012
  • Grease wheel center hubs. \015\012
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc. \015\012
  • Check front control arm bushing for wear. \015\012
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning. \015\012
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary. \015\012
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary. \015\012
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
\015\012Engine Compartment\015\012
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  • Read out diagnostic system \015\012
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. \015\012
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary. \015\012
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required. \015\012
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary. \015\012
  • Check air conditioner for operation. \015\012
  • Reset Service Indicator.
\015\012Body/Electrical Equipment \015\012
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  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required. \015\012
  • Perform batter load test. \015\012
  • Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights. \015\012
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination. \015\012
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control. \015\012
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch. \015\012
  • Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions. \015\012
  • Check condition and function of safety belts. \015\012
  • Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges. \015\012
  • Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches. \015\012
  • Check central locking/double lock. \015\012
  • Replace microfilter or Acc. Cabin Filter. \015\012
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger. \015\012
  • Check rear view mirrors \015\012
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
\015\012Final Inspection \015\012
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  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission

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\015\012Inspection interval II
\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012BMW Inspection II (return to top)\015\012\015\012\015\012Undercarriage \015\012
    \015\012
  • Change engine oil and filter while engine is at normal operation temperature. \015\012
  • Check transmission for leaks. \015\012
  • Check rear axle for leaks. \015\012
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks. \015\012
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks. \015\012
  • Check power steering system for leaks. \015\012
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads. \015\012
  • Examine brake disc surfaces. \015\012
  • Clean brake pad contact points in calipers. \015\012
  • Grease wheel center hubs. \015\012
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc. \015\012
  • Check front control arm bushing for wear. \015\012
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning. \015\012
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary. \015\012
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary. \015\012
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required. \015\012
  • Check thickness of parking brake linings. \015\012
  • Half-shafts; check for leaks at flexible boots. \015\012
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust prevention limited warranty.
\015\012Engine Compartment \015\012
    \015\012
  • Read out diagnostic system \015\012
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks. \015\012
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary. \015\012
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required. \015\012
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary. \015\012
  • Check air conditioner for operation. \015\012
  • Reset Service Indicator. \015\012
  • Replace spark plugs (as applicable by year and model) \015\012
  • Replace intake air cleaner element.
\015\012Body/Electrical Equipment \015\012
    \015\012
  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required. \015\012
  • Perform batter load test. \015\012
  • Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights. \015\012
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination. \015\012
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control. \015\012
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch. \015\012
  • Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions. \015\012
  • Check condition and function of safety belts. \015\012
  • Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges. \015\012
  • Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches. \015\012
  • Check central locking/double lock. \015\012
  • Replace microfilter or Acc Cabin Filter. \015\012
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger. \015\012
  • Check rear view mirrors \015\012
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
\015\012Final Inspection \015\012
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  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission
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\015\012Service indicator lights if installed:
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\015\012http://www.savagebmw.com/Service/content_service_IntervalsLED.htm
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\015\012That should just about cover the works other than failures.
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\015\012Thanks for using FixYa!
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\015\012Kelly
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