In this video we provide an overview of the E46 M3 oil change procedure. A detailed DIY writeup for this video walkthrough can be found at

Ramps or Jack and Stands
Socket wrench with metric sockets
6mm hex socket
Torque wrench
Pick or small screwdriver

1x Oil Filter Kit
6 liters of Castrol TWS 10W-60 motor oil


1/ Raise the vehicle
2/ Disconnect throttle position sensor
3/ Remove oil filter housing cap bolt
4/ Remove cap
5/ Remove old filter
6/ Replace bolt o-ring
7/ Replace bolt washer
8/ Replace cap seal
9/ Drain old oil
10/ Install new filter
11/ Reconnect throttle position sensor
12/ Reinstall oil pan drain plug
13/ Add fresh oil