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2001 BMW 530i Question: Oil leak



Visitor, Stamford, CT, April 12, 2010, 10:40

i have an oil leak and cant seem to find it . i changed the valve cover gasket and still hane a leak. i thought it was the oil pan gasket but its not . the leak seems to be higher up on the motor. any idea's???

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    Visitor, November 08, 2010, 18:23

    I just had the same problem on my 330i and 528it. In both cases it was the gasket between the oil filter unit and the engine.The gasket is 6 to 8 dollars at the dealer. Remove 8 bolts after removing the alternator and belt. Good Luck. Bill

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