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  1. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, Replaced rocker cover gasket located on air box side of engine, started engine and now rough idling. Any ideas as to what could be causing this or should it clear? Thanks
  2. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I need to replace the valve cover gasket on my 2007 3.0 Si N52 engine done 60,000 miles. We have had this car for 3 years now and I have only had to change the starter motor and clean the vanos solenoids. So although I am comfortable working on the engine, I need to get all the advise that I...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all, I need to swap out the RCG / VCG on the N42. I done this a few years back on a friends N42 also but was wondering you guys could clear up a few things; 1. Main question being regarding the use of gasket sealant. Right now the existing gasket has some on due to when the ring and seals...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all My rocker cover is leaking oil, and I've been looking for a diy guide/video to replace it. I've been through scores of YouTube video, but all of the diy guide are for petrol cars. I will appreciate your guidance expertise to assist me in getting this task completed. It's the m47n...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Has anyone replaced a leaking oil filter housing gasket on the N57 engine? Mine is weeping - I've got the new gkt and o-ring, just want to know how easy/messy the job is. Access is one of my worries...if I just take the air intake pipe off can it all be reached? 6-off M8 bolts I believe...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anybody managed to do this job on my model? Eg. remove the oil filter housing to change the gaskets. I attempted this Sunday and failed, wasted at least 5 hours and gave up. I searched the net and forums quite extensively and did not find any information before taking on the task. In my...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so I changed over the valve cover gasket but me being a n00b I cocked it up and its leaking even worse now so how the hell do you keep the ******* in position while putting the cover back on because I feel like the back left straight isn't on properly, mine always falls off and just becomes...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Basically for whatever reason I need to keep topping up the coolant and sometimes I have oil leaks. Its the N42 engine so not a standard 6pot. I think the oil leak is the sump gasket so shouldn't be necessary to fix now. I also had the oil filter housing gasket leak but changed that easy...
  9. Introductions
    Hello all I'm new here I've just bought an e36 convertible she's been well until early on today she started spitting water out the exhaust made a small puddle under the exit of the exhaust an splatters a couple of feet back I do have a video of this it isn't overheating no coolant an oil mix etc...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    hi i found in bmw manual that they recommend Drei Bond 1209 sealing agent. anyone used it before, any alternatives or better? going to change cylinder head gaskets and timming chain cover gaskets on 645ci thanks
  11. Introductions
    Hi am new to forums, I am trying to find a Manual that covers my E46 with N46B20 engine as I want to replace the gasket on the oil sump which looks to be leaking. any one recommend the correct book. cheers, JohnD1
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, We need to change Cylinder Head Cover Gasket because of oil leak. It is 2003 e46 320d In case we have problem with the removal of injectors, what is the best way to remove them without buying some expensive tools. Do we need to bleed air out from the injectors' fuel pipe connection, or...
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  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Update on my 1998 318i saloon. Used a kit to check if head gasket had failed - yes it has gone Changed the thermostat. Put some steel seal into the coolant and its holding coolant OK so far. Reason I did this was the engine is running very well and did not want to disturb it. I am monitoring...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello Engine 2.0 318i n42 Oil filter gasket Could someone tell me torque settings for blots..? Some people mention 18NM other say 10NM
  16. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all, A couple of weeks ago I (drunk on ebay) bought a 2008 320d with apparent head gasket failure. Went to have a look at the car and it was pressurising the coolant but otherwise fine so took it home. As the EGR cooler could feasibly create the same symptoms (and is a common failure)...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi We have just sold our lovely BMW 7 Series to buy a 2006 E61 520d estate to accomadate our dogs and have ended up buying a problem. we travelled from Leicester to Birmingham to buy this 5 series and on the way home after about 10 miles the following warning came on 'Engine too hot. drive...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As above.
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I’ve been quoted the below to get my filter housing gasket replaced. Is this excessive.... UK, Southampton Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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