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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,680
Posted By digidybear
if the o2 sensor goes wouldn't i get some kind of...

if the o2 sensor goes wouldn't i get some kind of warning light on the dash, or would the car run differently, because the runs fine and doesnt smoke after start up.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-12-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,527
Posted By digidybear
i have the same problem and was told by the...

i have the same problem and was told by the dealer its the valley pan thats leaking or the oil seperator valve bad, changed both and still have the same problem...they told me to try different gas,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,680
Posted By digidybear
i had the same problem and still do, i had the...

i had the same problem and still do, i had the valley pan seal replaced, and the osv (oil seperator valve) and the thing still smokes when starting it up but stops after.....I'm going bonkers because...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-30-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,399
Posted By digidybear
thank you again

you are very knowledgable about bimmers an always have a very good solution. next question is how do i remove the cowling and second part to your comment is the valley pan seal has to be changed is...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-30-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,399
Posted By digidybear
01 740iL - Radiator and expansion tank

is there any possible way to seal a hole in the radiatior resovoir attached to the radiator or do you have just get a new one.. any info would help thanks
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 05-08-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,347
Posted By digidybear
thanks

I'll try that, hopefully its that simple.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 05-07-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,347
Posted By digidybear
how do you know

How do you know whether its the osv or the valley pan gaskets, I'm not burning coolant but I am burning a little oil (1/2 quart every 6 -8 weeks approx) The smoke is a blue grey white type color,...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 05-06-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,347
Posted By digidybear
price

You are right about them trying to rip me off, the mechanic at the BMW dealer in union nj on rt 22, told me without checking that it is some type of catch pan that starts to leak after a while on...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 05-05-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,347
Posted By digidybear
thanks mr wong

i think that was the pic and its a good informational site thanks again....i dont think i'll try and change it, I'll give it to the pros....
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 05-02-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,347
Posted By digidybear
Solution for tailpipe smoke 740il?

a while ago last year a gentelemen posted a solution for the blue/white smoke coming from the 740il upon startup, he put what the problem was and a website to show the picture of the problem area in...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-30-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 195,830
Posted By digidybear
Question i have the same problem, but a mechanic told me...

i have the same problem, but a mechanic told me it might be a slow valve leakage...
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