Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.
Average mileage: 96,798 (50,000–160,000)
35 people reported this problem
how much should i pay to get an engine oil pan gasket leak fixed ?
Oil leak enough it is constantly dripping on garge floor. Appears on left front side of engine.
oil leaks front of engine (new valve cover gaskiet and oil panel gaskiet],
slow leak/ drops of oil on driveway and burning oil smell.
BMW 330xi Approximately 90,000 miles. Currently have to have repair done to oil filter housing gasket.
Cost approximately $460-500.
Slow oil leak. By 134,000 miles I was adding 1 quart of oil every 3 months. Today it was diagnosed as an intermittent leak by the ventilation by the crank case something...
bad valve cover gasket replaced
Oil leak need gasket replaced
I have a oil leak took it to the shop and they guy said it's gonna cost me around 900 to 1000 dollars just to repl Ace the gasket
Oil drip at right rear of engine onto exhaust causing burnt oil smell, I can feel oil on my finger at rear of valve cover but can't see any. Not enough to drip on floor.
smells of burning oil and minor amounts of smoke from engine compartment due to oil leakage onto the manifold.
Valve cover leaks and spark plugs are getting fouled due to it ongoing problem
Oil leaking from underside of engine; smell of oil burning and smoking coming from underneath engine for the 1st 5-10 everytime I start my car.
had this problem as well as oil filter housing gasket on both my 330xi's
valve cover replaced due to leak
Burning oil smell after a trip.
Smell of oil from engine compartment