BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Got a problem with your BMW 1 Series? Post your car problems here and seek advice from fellow car owners.

Moderators: Lambster, marco_polo, Producethis, babybmwadmin, Rich196

User avatar
Nottsknots
Too Much Time To Waste Member
Too Much Time To Waste Member
Posts: 3073
Joined: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:35 pm

Re: BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Post by Nottsknots » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:17 pm

Oops, yes. I didnt notice the big clue in the title - was just answering the question about LL04, and must’ve assumed diesel :shock: Dont know what I was thinking there :?:

I agree with Octavious, LL01 is fine for petrol.
https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f20- ... ce/1PSryV8
I think you have an N43 or N45 engine.

You can go for anything on this page, depending on how much you want to spend and how hard you want to drive it.
https://www.opieoils.co.uk/f/2354/23804 ... e-oil.aspx

For a 116 you arent really going to need the top end stuff.

The first one on the page happens to be an LL04 - noted in the specifications tab under the big picture on the product page.

Fuch or Motul have a decent reputation, so one of those might possibly maybe suit you? End of the day, it’s your call :)
E87 118d, stock, plus PDC control unit drain, Parrot, debadged, Mothercare baby shades (but no babies), and occassionally a good layer of wax. Instantly forgettable, and thats the way I like it.

Not long now until the end of May...

AP1
Enthusiastic Member
Enthusiastic Member
Posts: 1041
Joined: Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:46 pm

Re: BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Post by AP1 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:45 am

Petrol should still have LL04, it’s even in the notes of the approved oil list. It’s not expensive and the poor N46 etc needs all the help it can to survive.

Rockey
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:04 am

Re: BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Post by Rockey » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:04 am

Thankyou all for reply but problem i dont know exactly which one is LL04 (I know its Long life) how do i know it is 5w30 or 0w30 that is why i asked for any amazon link so that i can buy straight away! when i checked on internet it only says Long life but does not say Long life 04 ! my car is bmw 1 series petrol 1.6 2008 (4 cylinders).

look forward to hearing from you soon guys.
Regards

User avatar
stevesurrey
Too Much Time To Waste Member
Too Much Time To Waste Member
Posts: 2078
Joined: Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:56 pm
Location: Surrey

Re: BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Post by stevesurrey » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:35 pm

I'd buy oil from somewhere that does list the full specs of the oil. If Amazon doesnt do that then go somewhere else. Plenty of online outlets available and some cheaper than Amazon too.
E81 120D (N47) SE+Dynamic Package, 2007/57, M Sports Suspension, Montego Blue, Pro HU+HiFi Speakers & Dipstick

AP1
Enthusiastic Member
Enthusiastic Member
Posts: 1041
Joined: Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:46 pm

Re: BMW 1 Series Petrol 1.6 Automatic Problems

Post by AP1 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:07 pm

eBay item no: 283277992476 will be a good oil choice.

Post Reply

Return to “BMW Problems”