try doin oil service yourself mate. save ALOT of money and it's too easy to not try doing yourself :thumbsupHi gringog thanks for reply.yes school boy error i took my mate with me to view the car and he checked engine i was looking at body work and stuff, left a deposit with the guy on the monday and picked the car up on thursday when he picked up his new bmw! ive filled her up with oil and will go take her a run see how that goes. i called the garage i was going to put it into and they are saying HG is away! think ill just book it into the bmw specialist and give her a good service.