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  2. General BMW Discussions
    So I've had a mild oil leak from the turbo area on the right hand side of the engine. Its all very crammed in there and is hard to see, but what I can see is drips of oil when the engine is turned on. I can try get some videos or pictures if this will help but I need to get it fixed ASAP and...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I've recently purchased a 325CI automatic from 2004. I've never bought a car so old, but I always wanted this model, and I was delighted when I found this one, which is in excellent condition with only 76.000 miles. The problem is that about two weeks after buying it, I've noticed oil...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I am new to the forum, signing up because i'm at my wits' end and following the advice of my brother who says he has used these forums countless times in the past for help with his old e36. I would really appreciate any advice you guys can offer about an ongoing problem i'm having with...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    There is quite a lot of oil over the engine on the drivers side and underneath of my 530D. Its all claggy and dirty, so I really cant start to trace the source, and cleaning it off is going to be a serious piece of work. To help in this, is there any likely sources of the leak? I know the...
  6. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey guys - had my 645i for 3 weeks now and had no regrets...until now. So when I got the car I knew the oil stem seals needed to get done so I factored in for that. That job is due to get done in a couple of weeks seeing as the car is getting through 1l every 700-800mls which is horiffic...
  7. BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi all, My first post and plea for help/advice. My wife's 2008 320D with N47 engine has developed an oil filter housing leak. I have searched the web extensively for help, including this and other BMW forums. Whilst there is advice for lots of other models and engine types, nowhere can I find...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, The car started to have a rough idle a few weeks ago. Because she had an oil leak before (fixed - oil filter housing) I checked the oil level and I noticed that oil was again missing. I topped up and checked again a week later. Indeed the oil level is decreasing without leaving...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey Guy's, Once again it's me. I appear to have an oil leak on the right hand side of the engine block, Nearest the dip stick. Pictures attached, Any ideas on what this is? I'm hoping it ain't the garages magic words (Head Gasket) Can anyone shed some light as to what this would be please?
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have recently replaced the Vacuum pump gaskets and CCV valve shortly after but now my Vacuum pump is leaking oil only 6 months after replacement. Im losing around 1 liter of oil for every 500 miles at best. Just wondering if there are any tips on how to cure this. I used sump sealant around...
  11. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi there, Brand new to the forums but looking for some help or advice. I have a 54 plate 645 coupe and I have an oil leak going on and the base of the engine bay is wet. It is serious enough that I need to top up the oil monthly. From what I can see there are two places in the engine bay that...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I there, I recently bought a 2006 320i and i have discovered a burning smell through the vents and there is an oil leak around the oil filter housing unit i was just wondering if this leak could be the cause of burning oil, also my car has just had the CCV Valve replaced due to high oil...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Whilst servicing my car this afternoon I noticed oil around the EGR valve and believe this is coming from the large pipe that connects to the valve. Would I have to replace the entire pipe (it looks like it is in three pieces) or can I just replace the top section? I have had a dig around...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I am new to this forum so please excuse if there is already a thread on this issue, I know there is already 1 similar thread but it doesn't really answer my question.. I bought a 2006 318i e46 coupe about a month ago. I only had it a week when the check engine light came on. I...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Noticed oil on the drive a month or so ago and local dealer put it down to the vacuum pump, so got the part on order. Still created a vacuum so drove used the car where necessary to get around until the vacuum stopped and brake failure warning appeared. After getting sent the wrong...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Im new in this forum and i don't know if similar posts have been here before. So, can anybody tell me what is this leak (oil?), and how to fix it? bmw 318i 2001
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys. I have had my bmw compact for a couple months now and recently have started noticing problems with the way it runs! Firstly for the last couple months the turbo has caused me problems, by sometimes becoming sluggish and having a gutless feeling - then all of a sudden the power might...
  18. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    :embarrassed Hi all, Wondering if someone can help me, I bought my car privately 2 weeks ago and done a full service and 2 new tyres etc. Took it to BMW in Chigwell for a security update. they checked the car and came back with the following serious issues. 1) Engine oil leak, they said...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Have noticed a strange squeaky noise coming from the engine bay on my 2009 e92 320D M sport. Seems to be at idle all the way up to around 3000 RPM and I cant hear it after than, but that may be due to the engine being louder at higer revs. So tonight I decided to open the bonnet when...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I know there ar a lot of posts about high oil consumption. I think I have done everything and its getting worse rather than better. Parts replaced over the last 3 months. 1. CCV 2. All breather hoses 3. oil filter housing gasket 4. rocker cover gasket 5. rear Lambda 6. MAF + other non...
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