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Question Answered: intake manifold?
March 30, 2013, 05:00 PM
It is probably the valley pan gasket. Just did mine. So bad news is you have to take off intake and might as well do water pump while you are in there. I would also check the condition of your timing chan cover as mine were like hrad brittle plastic. They are on the front of the engine below vavle covers. I did it myself. Just need to take time and don't overtorque on reassembly. You can leave water pump and take off the coolant line bracket on back of engine. great time also to replace back heater hoses. Search DIY valley pan gasket 540I
Problem Reported: Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:07 PM

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

Problem Reported: Alignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints
May 27, 2010, 11:08 AM

The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.

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