1998 BMW 740i Q&A

1998 BMW 740i Question: exhaust manifold leak

my car's check engine light is on, it smokes when it is first started or when pulling out from a redlight, i was told by one mechanic shop it was a intake manifold leak. any info greatly appreciated -
Answer 1
it could be your valve cover gaskets also, my 740i had the same problem and stpo when I fixed the valve cover gaskets -
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