BMW 1 series 2007 1.6 petrol service and maintenance

Engine oil

Engine oil capacity: 4.3 litres (4.5 quarts)
Oil change interval is 10,000 km or one year, whichever comes first.
Recommended oil type (Oil Viscosity Classification SAE) is 5W-30

Air filter

Air filter change interval is 20,000 km.
After prolonged driving in particularly dusty conditions, it is advisable to check the condition of the air filter earlier and replace it if the filter is visibly dirty.

Fuel filter

BMW 1 series 1.6 petrol fuel filter change interval is 60,000 km

Spark plugs

Replacement interval for spark plugs is 50,000 km.

Timing chain

There is no manufacturer specified replacement interval for the engine timing chain on BMW 1 series 2007 1.6 petrol, expecting it to last until the engine is overhauled (approximately 210,000 km - 360,000 km).
Based on real life experience, the BMW 116i 2007 timing chain change interval is approximately 150,000 km as at this mileage it may become overstretched and require replacement, so it is recommended to check the condition of the chain periodically after this mileage is reached and replace the timing chain if it becomes excessively stretched or if unusual engine noises occur.

Serpentine (drive) belt

BMW 116i serpentine or alternator belt replacement interval is 120,000 km, but in reality it may have a shorter service life and it is advisable to pay close attention to the condition of the belt or to replace it after an interval of 60,000 km.

Engine coolant

Engine coolant (antifreeze) recommended replacement interval for BMW 1 series 1.6 petrol is 60,000 km or 4 years, whichever comes first.
Coolant capacity is 7.6 litres

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Always consult your vehicle manufacturer's service manual for service intervals and specifications!

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