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Old 11-09-2016, 01:10 PM   #1
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Leaking oil

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Bmw e46 320i 2003

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Old 11-27-2016, 01:36 AM   #2
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My car leaks oil too. I think it's from the oil pan gasket.

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Old 01-09-2017, 10:43 PM   #3
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Valve cover gasket leaks are very common in BMW. I used to get burning oil smell while driving and oil used to drip under the vehicle. I used to bring my car to mechanic and he used to fix it and within two weeks, it'll start leaking once again.
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Old 01-10-2017, 02:06 AM   #4
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Here are the leaks I've found/fixed on mine.

Valve cover gasket
Oil Filter Housing gasket
Oil Separator and all the associated hoses
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