Quote Originally Posted by jaherbst View Post
The gear oil change is not usually done till the 12,000 mile check. It is not on the BMW check list for the 600 mile. Having said that my dealer also changed mine at 600 miles. We discussed this.

If you're talking about changing the fluid in the final drive, it is most certainly a requirement at the 600-mile service and has been for at least two years. The current service intervals specified by BMW for the FD fluid change are initially at 600 miles, then every 12,000 or every two years.