2007 Mini Cooper Q&A

2007 Mini Cooper Question: oil in cyl 1 n it dont smoke until u idle then it starts to smoke

got a multi cylinder misfire -
Answer 1
Possible valve gasket issue. Do you have the actual codes from a read. If so, please post. -
Comment 1
po301 no oil in hole or on coil it is in cylinder can a valve cover gasket cause it i appreciate ur time -
Comment 2
Sure it is oil and not antifreeze? -
Comment 3
its definitely oil wen it idles I guess it builds up and burns off I clean ed plug and cylinder ran good but still oil on plug 175psicompression could a valve cover cause this there is a diaphragm in valve cover -
Comment 4
Defective, broken valve seal, valve guide. On # one. That is all that comes to mind! -
Comment 5
can they b done oe car or head must come off its a mini cooper ive never seen a cooper do this shit i wanna thank u for all of your input if anything else comes to mind gimme a shout or if anyone has heard something similar dont b shy i need as much info as i can get -
Comment 6
it is definitely oil shes fine for a few miles then runs rough and starts to sputter and smoke -
Comment 7
I tell ya what, get a combustion leak test done that will eliminate the cooling system or confirm if it is a head gasket leaking coolant into the cylinder. Test is bulletproof!! -