- Dec 25, 2002
- Outside smalltown, IL
quote:No question, this is a potential problem with using any indirect OLM. It has no way to know if the oil is really ok. It's only calculating that it *should* be ok from the operating conditions over time. Thinking about it further, it makes the "engine too cold" theory seem less likely and antifreeze or pcv system problems seem more likely to me. If the engine never warmed up, a properly programmed OLM should sense that and adjust the OCI accordingly. Then again, we really don't know how well the BMW OLM works do we...
Originally posted by 59 Vetteman: Cold, PCV system not functioning, antifreeze in the oil, or? I do agree with you, but this is the part where the OLM does not take those problems in consideration and the results are evident. Neither did the Dealer so two strikes, and the third strike is the customer loses.