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    hi guys ive got oil leak which is gettin worse. oil is leaking out of filter housing. whats the sp on me fixing the problem myself. cars now done 157k ive done all the services myself over last 4yrs an shes always run an had no problems engine is still superb and drives excerlent. if poss can someone let me no if i need any speacial tools and any tips id be grateful and also replacement parts gasgets o rings.. thx Paul
     
     

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    order the gasket from Hereford BMW - Bimmerforums Shop
    no special tools needed but you may as well do a oil n filter change while your at it
     
     

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    Dont know if its the same on e36 as i have an e46. Only help i can offer is dont overtighten the bolts as i did.It leaked worse so had to do the job again
     
     

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