In Reply to: When are u suppose to check oil???? posted by ///M3 on June 15, 2000 at 17:02:55:
A hot check tells you roughly what's in the pan when the engine is going.
So IMHO, at cold you should be a mm or so above full and hot, somewhere slightly above middle.
Anyone else? I know the manual is pretty specific but I don't have it handy.