exhaust manifold leak on 1998 BMW 740i

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

by in Oak Ridge, TN on February 13, 2010
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ANSWER by , March 31, 2010
it could be your valve cover gaskets also, my 740i had the same problem and stpo when I fixed the valve cover gaskets