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  1. E90 N47 diesel leaking when engine started

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi- 320d N47 is haemorrhaging diesel from under the engine bay when engine running. First noticed a bit of a whistle when turning engine off after it had ran for a while. Then I noticed loads of diesel pouring out from underneath the engine. Any ideas if the two are likely to be related??
  2. EGR Thermostat leaking E90 M47

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, So I’ve been dealing with this issue for a little while now and its starting to irritate me. My EGR thermostat started leaking on me a while back, to which I found the oring had some damage. I then went onto replacing the oring with one from the dealer, reinstalled the thermo as usual...
  3. E93 roof leaking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just wondering, how do I stop the roof leaking water above the a pillars on my E93? The car is a very late model, the rubbers all look in perfect condition and the roof is closing fully as it should do, but water is still dripping in... Many thanks. :)
  4. Power steering pump leaking 2004 e65

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all. After noticing a few drops on the floor ive checked under the bonnet to find a layer of oil over a large part of the engine. I've attached pictures, could someone please tell me if this is the ps pump, it appears to be leaking from the underside and has been flung everywhere by the...
  5. Leaking oil from filler cap engeen

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have bmw x3 e83 20d 2005 231000 km and from the oil filler cap on top of the egeene splash oil lchange the cap and happen again
  6. Blowing exhaust? Leaking manifold?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Today I noticed a pretty deep blurb noise on my 320d when starting the car. It was followed with a few second on whining and then got to normal but I noticed that it was running louder than normal. When stopping the car I could also hear veru deep sound just before the engine shut off followed...
  7. 2004 E46 BMW 318CI- Vacuum pump leaking, no servo assistance when braking

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My vacuum pump has been leaking for a while now but I have not got around to fixing this. More recently my brakes have an intermittent problem where I loss servo assistance at low speed. My question is -are these two related and as the leak has presumably got worse has that caused a...
  8. 2003 E46 318i SE - Coolant Leaking but no sign of where it is coming from...

    I have recently picked up a 2003 318i SE with a known fault. The car seems to loose a pint of water only on any journey between 20 miles to 100 miles but definately no signs of any puddles / leaks. The car doesn't overheat and after it reaches 20 miles plus the coolant light appears on the dash...
  9. z3m leaking roof seals.

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi everyone, I have a1999 z3m whilst I think the roof is actually sound I sometimes get a wet passenger footwell, I want to replace the seals this year but not sure where to buy and where to get it done, I stay in Glasgow so any advice would be appreciated. Thanks Peter:)
  10. e36 316i steering rack leaking one side HELP !

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a 316i compact e36 my steering rack has started leaking one o the ppassenger side is there a kit for it
  11. 316 steering rack leaking one side

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Do I have to replace my whole rack. Or is there a new part I can get just for the one side that's leaking
  12. 1999 E46 318i Coolant leaking from top radiator 90 degree thingy

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi :) I have a 1999 318i that runs ok apart from one problem - it needs about a litre of coolant every 200 miles. Last year I replaced the infamous black plastic elbow behind the block (which practically came off in my hand!) no leaks for a while, but now it looses coolant again. I looked...
  13. Leaking e90

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi not really used this forum much thought u guys might know. I've got my passengers side door leaking. Checked the seals and can't see anything anyone had this problem? Cheers
  14. 2005 E46 320cd - Oil filter housing leaking - what parts required - is it diy'able?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. I had a post up before about a oil leak thinking it was the sump nut, so i tightened that up and now the leak is still here, so ive had another good look around with a torch and found the oil filter housing seeping in oil. The plastic top is secure its just the actual housing to block i...
  15. 118 screen wash tank leaking

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, My first post so bear with me! My 2006 118d has a screen wash tank leak. Dripping coming from under car, inside of driver wheel. Unlike the 3 series, the tank is not obvious. I believe you need to take the drivers front wheel off, then take a panel off? If anyone has any pictures or manual...
  16. Help please! Coolant leaking!!!

    General BMW Discussions
    OK, I recently bbought a 00 318CI. It looked like a sound car and then boom, the coolant started leaking. Took it to a mechanic, he replaced the headgasket (ouch!), thermostat and the waterpump. He then told me the car was perfect and fully fixed. Only 4 days later I spotted a good bit of water...
  17. E90 2007 1.8i Rocker gasket keeps leaking oil...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Replaced the rocker cover twice in the last 1 and half years, did it a week ago and I can see oil again below the cover. Got this done at the dealers. Could this be a more engine related problem?. I also got the oil filter gasket replaced as that was leaking oil too. Also the mpg has...
  18. 1999 e46 318i Saloon - leaking diverter valve connection

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I recently noticed new noises from the engine and quickly realised that a rivet had come off the secondary air pump lid. That was easily fixed with a nut and bolt but now I have noticed an air leak on the inlet hose connection to the diverter valve (also called EGR valve) which is...
  19. e46 318ci oil leaking on to spark plug

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, i recently had a new rocker cover gasket fitted by a mobile mechanic and have noticed oil leaking into the spark plug chamber, i rang him about this and he advised me to fit a new pencil coil which i did, but this never cured the problem, i posted on here and i was told the inner gasket may...
  20. 2004 e46 318ci help oil leaking into spark plug chamber

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi,eml light came on recently, just discovered lots of oil sitting on top of the spark plug and all around pencil coil in chamber 1, i recently had a new rocker cover gasket fitted by local mobile mechanic wondered if that has not been fitted correctly and that has caused the problem or does...