Inspection II

The Inspection 2 Service is the larger of the two Inspection Services and basically includes all of the items performed on the Inspection I Service along with some extras like differential oil change, fuel filter and air filter replacements, and replacement of spark plugs.

Undercarriage

  • Change engine oil and Oil Filter, check engine at is at normal operation temperature.
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Check rear axle for leaks.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads.
  • Examine brake disc surfaces.
  • Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
  • Grease wheel center hubs.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  • Check front control arm bushing for wear.
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
  • Check thickness of parking brake linings.
  • Half-shafts; check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust prevention limited warranty.

Engine Compartment

  • Read out diagnostic system with BMW scanners.
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner for operation.
  • Reset Service Indicator.
  • Replace spark plugs.
  • Replace intake air cleaner element (Air Filter).

Body/Electrical Equipment

  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  • Perform batter load test.
  • 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.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  • Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges.
  • Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  • Check central locking/double lock.
  • Replace microfilter or Acc Cabin Filter.
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.

Final Inspection

  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission

Service Intervals

  • These are the recommended interval for models years from 1986 through 1998 models, more frequent inspections are essential if driven in extreme conditions: 5,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •10,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •15,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •20,000 miles - BMW Inspection I (I/1)
  • •25,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •30,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •35,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •40,000 miles - BMW Inspection II (I/2)
  • •45,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •50,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •55,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •60,000 miles - BMW Inspection I (I/1)
  • •65,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •70,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •75,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •80,000 miles - BMW Inspection II (I/2)
  • •85,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •90,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •95,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • For 1999 and later models, the recommended service/inspection intervals are as follows:
  • •5,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •10,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •15,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •20,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •25,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •30,000 miles - BMW Inspection I (I/1)
  • •35,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •40,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •45,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •50,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •55,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •60,000 miles - BMW Inspection II (I/2)
  • •65,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •70,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •75,000 miles - Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • •80,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •85,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •90,000 miles - BMW Inspection I (I/1)
  • •95,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • •100,000 miles - intermediate oil service (O/F)
  • Oil and Safety Service (O/S)
  • Inspection I Service (I/1)
  • Inspection II Service (I/2)
  • Intermediate oil service (O/F)


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