BMW 530i Car Problems

Valve Cover Gasket Leaks are Common After 60,000 Miles on BMW 530i

Problem Description and Solution

Am engine oil leak may develop from the valve cover gasket. This commonly occurs on vehicles with over 60,000 miles. Replacement of the leaking gasket should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 102,271 (50,000–180,097)
4 model years affected: 1995, 2004, 2005, 2007

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Engine would smoke after long trips. Took in for inspection and the valve cover gaskets were leaking causing oil to burn and smoke. Repaired at shop