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Old 01-23-2013, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by doru View Post
CPS to engine O-ring p/n 12141748398 (Item #9)
CPS O-ring (Intake & exhaust) p/n 12141748398 (Item #6)
EDIT: I just realized that all the confusion may be due to the fact that one of these "CPS" above may actually be a CKP (crankshaft) while the other two are CPS (camshaft)!

Interestingly, here is a picture of a reputed CPS o-ring gone bad just now reported today:

These photos from this thread show the M54 intake CPS & exhaust CPS locations:

A good picture of the CPS o-ring is in this thread:
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Note: Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to add value to those threads, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person with the same problem stands on your shoulders.
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