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What are the BMW Oil Classifications

What are the BMW Oil Classifications BMW Longlife-98 (BMW LL-98) Obsolete since 2009. This was a special long-life engine oil for BMW. Also meets ACEA A3/B3, API SJ/CD, EC SAE 5W-40. Usually required for BMWs manufactured before MY 2002. BMW Longlife-01 (BMW LL-01) Usually required for BMWs built after MY 2002. Special BMW approval for fully synthetic long-life oil. ACEA A3/B3 and API: SJ/CD EC-II. Can also be used where a BMW Longlife-98 oil is recommended. BMW Longlife-01 FE (BMW LL-01 FE) Only suitable for the following BMW engines: N1x, … Read More

VW Oil Classifications

What are the VW Oil Classifications VW 500.00 Oil Classification This is an “old” oil multigrade oil specification and is only applicable to engines built before model year 2000 (up to August 1999). Motor Oils made after March 1997 were given an alternative VW specification. VW 501.01 Oil Classification This is an “old” oil specification and is applicable to engines built before model year 2000 (up to August 1999). This is a conventional motor oil and is only suitable for some VW engines built before MY 2000. Motor Oils made … Read More


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