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2001 BMW 330i Question: oil leak around the top of engine

 

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Visitor, Kansas City, MO, February 22, 2011, 13:03

I see oil on ground and around the top of engine

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, February 22, 2011, 13:49
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    you have a leaking valve cover gasket, which is on top.
    you probably also have a leaking oil filter housing gasket, which is closer to the bottom. these are very common leaks and happen to ALL six cylinder BMW's.

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    ZeeTech, February 22, 2011, 17:28
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    I second overby's on those gaskets. They are common. Get your PCV system checked also.

    Zee

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