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Old 01-28-2013, 01:47 PM   #15421
98bimmer
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Location: Toronto, Canada
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My Ride: E90 330i, E36 328i
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Originally Posted by E46Mango View Post
I replaced my oil filter housing gasket yesterday. (second time doing it) Turns out the reason it was leaking was due to a tiny rock-hard piece of residue i failed to scrape off the engine block last time. This previously overlooked residue created a dent in the gasket and a channel for oil to escape. There were actually two nice dents in the gasket upon close examination. So tip for all would be to triple check both mating surfaces for residue!!
Planning on doing this tonight.. how long did it take you?
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