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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 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...
  3. 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...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I plan to replace the rocker cover gasket soon, and while at it I will also replace the ignition coil tube seals. Is there anything else that is advisable to do as a precautionary measure while the rocker cover is off? Also I will fit the latest version of the chain tensioner, does...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I planning to replace valve stem seals soon and I thought it might be a good time to inspect eccentric shafts and if they are ok, to replace intermediate levers and rocker arms due to rough idle and misfire problem. I will be using AGA tool to replace stem seals and I've noticed it gives...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    E90 330D -Valve Cover Removal Hi All, So I finally got around to removing the injectors and valve cover and the car seems to be running fine! Although I would have liked to use an ultrasonic cleaner on my injector nozzles I didn't have enough time wait for delivery so I just saturated a...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, cars been off the road for some time and I started it up a while back and I noticed some smoke coming down by the DPF area. I didn't think much of it as it had been stood for some weeks and it cleared after a few minutes, I then decided to take a quick video around the area as I was...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    So about 6 months ago I changed the rocker cover and gasket on the mentioned car. I have done this job many times before and expected it to go smoothly. Unfortunately something isn't right as the car isn't performing like it should. The problems I am experiencing so far is: After I leave car...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi... I have a small Oil leak on my 330ci. There is trace of a leak from the top of the engine on the drivers side on the heat shield and under the cover by that sort of electrical component. AS shown in the picture. IS this likely to be the rocker Gasket leaking. thanks for any replies jason
  10. Introductions
    Looking to replace my rocker cover as you can see, seems to be a leak on the drive and my brother has said it?s most probably the rocker cover as the leak is from the top of the engine after investigation. Is it as simple as it looks? I?ve seen the replacement gasket and sealant about £60...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Apologies if this has already been asked. I need to change my rocker cover gasket on my E46 soon and was wondering from anyone's experiences if quality wise if its better to get the gasket from the dealer or from other places, such as eBay? Thanks
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi There First time posting and new to the forum Any help would be great as i have come across a big problem on my new purchase Only owned the car a week and today its started smoking and burning oil on idle This clears when driven but if i stop at some traffic lights you can instantly...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there Hope you are well It appears rocker cover gasket is leaking and vacuum pump seals. I have purchased vacuum pump seals What you guys recommend for rocker cover gasket? Euro do one for £60 Any good? Also, what would you recommend for pads and discs. Not too impressed by Pagid in...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just a simple question please - I want to purchase a NEW original rocker cover for the ill BMW! Am I stuck with the dealer on this purchase?
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have never seen this before but started the car, idle seemed rough, drove about half a mile and turned back, went to look under the engine and there was a hole in the rocker cover (right hand side) something seems to have shot out of the engine. Is it possible the timing chain guide as broke...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, Looking for some advice regarding my 2006 535d. I've had the car since January 2015 and absolutely love it. Now I'm not technically minded so please bear with me as I'm trying to remember everything that the mechanics have told me. Back in September I returned from a long journey and...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, newbie here, bought a 3 series e90 320i last week, have noticed small oil leak/ burning smell and after reading up seems that rocker cover gaskets at fault, does any1 know how much this would cost done the bmw garage, thanks
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning I recently bought a second hand rocker cover and popped it on the car. Since doing so, the car has been running pretty horrible. I have re-tightened all bolts, spark plugs and did also check for cracks in the rocker cover but didn't find anything. If it helps, my rocker cover gasket...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, I having problem with the rocker cover gasket. Oil leaks from there, A few error codes came up to the dash. https://postimg.org/image/pe38c9bbd/ When I'm start from cold engine in the morning, it's working in limp mode, no power at all till the first 10 mins. After the power is...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm a bit confused over the torque settings for the valve/rocker cover for my 320d N47 -09. There seems to be 13 of one part number and 4 with a different number. The 4 ones I suspect is under the clamp to the injectors. I wounder if they all have the same torque including the 4 ones. The screws...
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