2002 BMW 745i Q&A

2002 BMW 745i Question: oil leak

I recently went for an oil change. the technician informed me that I had a small oil leak in the front underneath the vehicle.What could it be? -
Answer 1
an oil leak in the front underneath could be from alot of things, the most common is the oil pan gasket seal or the trans. pan gasket seal leak, also the front and rear main seal, or crankshaft seal leak -
Answer 2
the headgasket is gone and prossibly the head is cracked -
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The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road ...