2011 BMW 1 Series M Oil Change Service

How Often to Change 2011 BMW 1 Series M Oil

Not sure how or where to get your BMW 1 Series M’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

BMW recommends having your 2011 BMW 1 Series M’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your 1 Series M in the above table. No matter the mileage, your 1 Series M may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the car, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by BMW if you regularly haul heavy loads, frequent dusty roads, enjoy off-roading, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your BMW 1 Series M. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My BMW 1 Series M?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2011 BMW 1 Series M motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. BMW has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2011 BMW 1 Series M vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During your oil change service, a technician will change your 1 Series M's oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your 1 Series M by taking into account your driving habits, climate,

Types of Motor Oil for BMWs

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your BMW? We carry the best because your 1 Series M deserves the best. Consult BMW's recommendations to select the right  2011 1 Series M oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are proven winners. For example, when tested on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [1] There's also Pennzoil. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2011 BMW 1 Series M, refer to BMW's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a BMW 1 Series M Oil Change

When the time for your 1 Series M’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for BMW 1 Series Ms. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 2011 BMW 1 Series Ms. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your 1 Series M's engine. Many stores are open late and on weekends for your convenience.

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 2011 BMW 1 Series M

  • What can low oil do to my BMW 1 Series M engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate too much heat, and cause your BMW 1 Series M engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my BMW 1 Series M oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my BMW exhaust smoke gray or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your BMW 1 Series M

Give your 1 Series M’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.