Six-Cylinder BMW Oil Filter Compression Washer

The first time I changed the oil filter in my Bavaria, I could not understand how the oil filter worked. It was just loose in its housing with a spring flopping around inside. It wasn’t until later, when I happened across an exploded diagram of the oil filter assembly, that I realized

BMW 2002 Oil Pressure Sender Switch

One of the spare parts that a BMW 2002 owner should carry is the oil pressure sender switch.Located at the back of the engine on fours, next to the distributor, it can crack and when it does, oil is forced out under such pressure that the engine’s oil will very rapidly be gone…. Remove the one you have carefully when buying a spare to find out whether it has coarse or fine threads.