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2015 BMW X3
2.0L 4-cyl Engine Code N47D20 Engine Code N47D20 Turbo Diesel
180 bhp. @ 4000 rpm / Torque: 280 ft. lbs. @ 1750 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.0L - Inline 4-cyl (1995 cc) Code: N47 (Diesel engine w/ Turbocharger)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2015 BMW X3 with engine code N47D20) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO08
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30, 5W-40, 0W-30, 0W-40
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, ATC45L  »  GLSE4

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  4. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GLSG8

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear 188LW  »  GLSF0

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 156 (12 oz.) or
    BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 155 (1 gallon). If unavailable, use a
    low viscosity DOT 4 brake fluid.

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, GA8HP45Z Initial Fill  »  Not Specified [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    8 speed GA8HP45Z  »  8.5 liters
    Differential, 188LW Rear  »  0.9 liters
    Differential, Front  »  0.6 liters
    Transfer Case, ATC45L  »  0.6 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Carry out oil level check in accordance with instructions
    from a scan tool.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  18 ft/lbs [1]
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs


    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Replace drain plug seal.

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    No Recommendations
  2. Diesel Engine Fuel Additives

    Diesel All-In-One (ADB)
    ADB Diesel All-In-One (ADB)

    AMSOIL Diesel All-In-One (ADB) fuel additive cleans, lubricates, improves cold flow and increases cetane number by up to 4 points. Diesel All-In-One (ADB) combines the superior detergency and improved lubricity of AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean, the ex...

    Diesel Cetane Boost (ACB)
    ACB Diesel Cetane Boost (ACB)

    A performance concentrate that delivers maximum results Raises the cetane number of diesel fuel up to seven points for maximum horsepower, increased fuel economy and easier starts in all diesel engines. AMSOIL Diesel Cetane Boost makes no sacrific...

    Diesel Cold Flow (ACF)
    ACF Diesel Cold Flow (ACF)

    *** Product Replaced with New & Improved Diesel Cold Flow (ADD) *** A performance concentrate that delivers maximum results Formulated with an advanced deicer to enhance fuel flow and help prevent fuel filter plugging in cold temperatures....

    Diesel Cold Flow (ADD)
    ADD Diesel Cold Flow (ADD)

    AMSOIL Diesel Cold Flow (ADD) combats diesel fuel gelling by improving diesel cold-flow ability. It is formulated with an advanced deicer to enhance fuel flow and help prevent fuel filter plugging in cold temperatures. Package sizes include: 16...

    Diesel Injector Clean (ADF)
    ADF Diesel Injector Clean (ADF)

    AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean (ADF/ADFP) removes performance-robbing deposits from diesel fuel injectors to help restore horsepower and improve fuel economy. It is formulated for all types of diesel engines, including high-pressure common-rail designs...

    Diesel Injector Clean + Cold Flow (DFC)
    DFC Diesel Injector Clean + Cold Flow (DFC)

    *** Discontinued - replaced with Diesel All In One (ADB) *** A performance concentrate that delivers maximum results Combines the superior detergency of AMSOIL Diesel Concentrate (ADF) and the excellent anti-gelling properties of AMSOIL Cold...

    Diesel Recovery Emergency Fuel Treatment (DRC)
    DRC Diesel Recovery Emergency Fuel Treatment (DRC)

    AMSOIL Diesel Recovery quickly dissolves gelled fuel, thaws frozen fuel filters and reduces the need for a new filter, saving both money and an inconvenient trip to a parts store. Performs well in all diesel fuels, including ULSD, off-road and biodie...

    Injector Clean + Cetane Boost (ADS)
    ADS Injector Clean + Cetane Boost (ADS)

    AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean + Cetane Boost (ADS) combines the superior detergency and improved lubricity of AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean and the increased horsepower and cetane of AMSOIL Cetane Boost in one convenient package. Package sizes inclu...

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ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
36,000 miles (57,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
72,000 miles (115,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
108,000 miles (172,800 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
108
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
144,000 miles (230,400 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
144
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
216,000 miles (345,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
192
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
252,000 miles (403,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
252
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
216
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
288,000 miles (460,800 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
288
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B65 04 14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057707

Component Description: (A) Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module., (B) Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw:some bmw models may or may not display airbag warning light. 6/22/15 ( nhtsa item number - 10057707 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-18-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10056324

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: in some vehicles, when the k can2 wiring is shorted, no communication with any control modules (box electronics, telematic control module,car access system, radio/navigation, central gateway model or footwell module) during vehicle te ( nhtsa item number - 10056324 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-12-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057569

Component Description: Lighting (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to one or more rear light failures, the check control message (ccm), intermittently will be displaying brake light, rear indicator, and/or rear light. Model f25. ( nhtsa item number - 10057569 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-16-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10057527

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: selective catalyst reduction module (scr) has a stored fault, pressure build up is low, causing service engine soon light to illuminate. ( nhtsa item number - 10057527 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-33-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10058476

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: due to transmission oil heat exchanger's faulty thermostat or engine faulty characteristic map thermostat, engine coolant fails to reach operating temperature, with low heat output and service engine soon light comes on. No model yea ( nhtsa item number - 10058476 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-21-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10058467

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Engine (pws)., (C) Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: fuel gauge fails to show correct level of fuel when filling fuel tank but would update itself after driving awhile and illumination of engine malfunction lamp (mil) comes on, due to software error in instrument cluster. Model 2011-15 ( nhtsa item number - 10058467 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X3, X4
Year(s):
2015
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V648000
Recall Date:
October 16th, 2014
Units Affected:
53

Affected Component: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2015 x3 and x4 sports activity vehicles manufactured july 28, 2014 to july 29, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been produced with a driver's side exterior rearview mirror that was designed to meet non-us market requirements. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the federal motor vehicle safety standards no. 111, "rearview mirrors. ".

Conequence: The driver may not notice that vehicles viewed in the mirror are closer than they appear, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's side exterior rearview mirror, free of charge. The recall began on december 16, 2014. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or customerrelations@bmwusa. Com. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X3, X4
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V333000
Recall Date:
May 23rd, 2016
Units Affected:
188,668

Affected Component: Child seat:vehicle latch anchor.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, x3 sdrive28i, x3 xdrive28i and x3 xdrive35i, vehicles manufactured july 2, 2010 to april 14, 2016, 2015-2017 x3 xdrive28d vehicles manufactured march 10, 2014 to march 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xdrive28i, x4 xdrive35i and x4 xdrivem40i vehicles manufactured march3, 2014 to april 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the european-isofix-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system. .

Conequence: Damaged lower anchor bars may increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on july 13, 2016. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
X3, X4, X5
Year(s):
2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
BMW of North America, LLC
NHTSA ID:
16V683000
Recall Date:
September 21st, 2016
Units Affected:
3,606

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module.

Summary: Bmw of north america, llc. (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2015 bmw x3 sdrive28i, x3 xdrive28i, x3 xdrive35i, x3 xdrive28d, x4 xdrive28i and x4 xdrive35i vehicles, and model year 2014-2015 x5 xdrive35i, x5 sdrive35i, x5 xdrive50i, and 2014 x5 xdrive35d vehicles. The affected vehicles have a driver's frontal air bag inflator that may have been improperly welded. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator housing could separate from the base plate and result in metal striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's front air bag, free of charge. The recall began on november 1, 2016. Owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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