Car Problem Reports
BMW 540i Valve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks
BMW 540i Problem
Average Mileage: 116,070 mi (12,000 mi - 185,000 mi)
Visitor, 2000 BMW 540i, 12,000 mi
OIL WERE SPARK PLUGS GO
Visitor, 1999 BMW 540i, 110,000 mi
Replace valve cover gaskets, upper timing case gaskets, PCV valve, PCV vent tube
Visitor, 2000 BMW 540i, 155,811 mi
valve cover gaskets are starting to leak oil.Not repaired yet, plan on replacing them.
Visitor, 2002 BMW 540i, 185,000 mi
Started dripping oil at about 170000 miles, i have to add about a quart of oil every 4 months or so. Mechanic said probably not worth the trouble of fixing.
Visitor, 1997 BMW 540i, 163,000 mi
dealer diagnosed oil leak
Visitor, 1998 BMW 540i, 148,897 mi
rough idle car running rich. intake manifold gasket replaced.
Visitor, 2000 BMW 540i, 57,000 mi
slight leak of oil on valve covers left it alone BMW wanted approx 3000 to fix.......never a drop where parked it seems to evaporate from engine heat
was told i had a engine oil leak, cost from BMW $1,455.00 not fixed I'm looking for a place to get it done cheaper they said my upper timing covers need to be replaced. this was there cost. 513-207-1272 call or text I'm in cincinnati ohio if you know some other place.
Visitor, 2000 BMW 540i, 134,000 mi
Slight leak initially. Slowly grew over 6 month period - from a 1/2 dollar size to a puddle. Diagnosed and repaired eventually. Valve cover gasket replacement.