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  1. Small amount of white gunk on filler cap - Cold weather ad short journeys?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Only had my BMW for about 8 weeks and regularly check the oil about twice a week. Habit from previously owning an Alfa. Usually I find so white/cream stuff right at the end of my dipstick but really it's hardly noticeable and really a very small amount. I am aware this can be...
  2. GUNK Cleaners & Degreasers now available at Opie Oils

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Great news, Opie Oils have added GUNK to our ever growing list of top quality brands (now over 45, take a look HERE > > >). Below is the list of Gunk products stocked, take a look it’s great stuff! GUNK Engine Degreasant A powerful and effective cleaner that has been specially formulated for...
  3. New CCV yellow gunk??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have changed my ccv on my 330ci about two months ago, now the problem I have is that there is a bit of yellow sludge on the oil cap and a tiny bit on the dipstick. The amber water light comes on and goes?? Wen I got back from work just now I removed the dipstick while the engine was running...
  4. Oil filler cap gunk

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi , looking for some help , today i checked the levels on my 328ci and all was fine i then checked the oil filler cap and it had what looked like condensation on it but when it touched it it had a gold and white colour underneath . My first thought was the cylinder head but the car has never...
  5. intake manifold caked with gunk and damaged swirl flaps

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all. I recentely bought a 2002 320d E46, when buying the car i was told the swirl flaps were done, lucky for me i decided to take the manifold off while i was soaking the EGR valve and discovered the swirl flaps werent done and one of them had failed. all the bits seem to be there so...
  6. 2002 n42 engine gunk!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Now I'm no expert but this is never a good sign. could this be caused by low engine oil level or is it as bad as I think. There doesn't seem to be any obvious mayo in the water filler. :frown please don't let it be the head gasket:frown
  7. 2000 323ci e46. gunk under rocker, make shift picture to look at

    BMW Tuning Forum
    this is a picture i have made up to show you where the gunk was when i did the rocker gasket. the yellow is where it was on the underside and in the end of the pipe. do you think it is essesive?
  8. 1997 E36 323i gunk in filler cap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi there,im after some advice. i bought this car 3 weeks ago 100 thou on clock,full history,nikosil engine. when i looked at the car i removed the oil cap and revs dropped as they should. ive done about 200 miles and took off the cap, i have orangy gunk on the inside and the revs did not drop...
  9. 1994 E36 325i saloon - Cleaning gunk from engine compartment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I am going to replce the valve gasket but there is a lot of gunk around this area so am wondering whats the best way to clean off this stuff before I start-obviously I dont want any gunk going in when replacing this gasket-any advice? :thumbsup