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post #1 of 3 Old 29th October 2014, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
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Question 2001 M5 with check brake lights and check engine oil, warnigs


My new to me 2001 M5 is giving me two warnings:

1) check brake lights
I have check all the bulbs and conections and they are working correctly.

2) check oil level "right after I turn ther car off"
Oil was recently replaced and the level is good.

What could be the reason for this warnings if everything seems to be ok???

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Hi - there are 3 brake lights - you've checked the centre lamp as well via top of boot/trunk access panel? Easy to forget that one.

On oil - have you checked level as described in manual? Car up to temp, off for 1 min then dip oil?

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#2 - oil level sensor gone bad?

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