Break in Oil in 228i
I was once told by a BMW saleman that BMW put new engines on a block where they were run for a few hours then have their oil changed before they put them into the new car. I cannot get this story confirmed anywhere.
My mechanic tells me that they do use a break in oil in new BMWs. He advise changing the oil after 4000 miles and not waiting until 10000 miles.
I would appreciate any information the smart folks on this forum have about this subject.
Also, I am somewhat bugged that my new car does not have a dip stick. I always liked looking at the color of the oil on the dipstick. Also I could not find the amount of oil in my 228i in the owners manual. I did find a web site that says it has 5.3 US quarts of oil. Any confirmation of this value would be most appreciated.