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      01-14-2010, 07:48 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by x6er View Post
I have been reading about this all morning...still confused.
I picked up my X6 2 days ago..drove home..checked the idrive and noticed it says "Oil level too high, check with a BMW service centre".
the issue is talked about a lot but no conclusion on reality of the problem or solutions...I will be taking it back to the dealer tomorrow for a check up and I will post the findings.
Comment on your experience with the issue if you had one...cheers
This happened the day I picked up my car. I was sitting in the parking lot going over all the electronics with a product specialist and we came across the oil too high. He had me drive it back to service and had me go into the coffee lounge ( they paid for the latte) about an hour later service manager came out and said they couldn't find anything wrong. He said they had seen this on the 7 series when it first received the dipstickless "improvement" so from experience they drained all the oil and refilled, problem (and warning) went away and has never returned.

I like the electronics but still wish I had a dipstick as a backup.