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Old 01-27-2013, 03:49 PM
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Mein Auto: 1992 525i
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Although I passed smog test, I just want to keep maintaing the car well. Today I replaced spark plugs. I don't think the previous owner replaced spark plugs before. The odometer is 150K so plugs are worn out much. One surprise was that two spark plugs holes are full of engine oil. I heard about this and it supposes to be okay but curious why only two of them have deep oil in it. In the attached image, you can get some idea. My next project would replacing a fuel filter.
The oil in the plug wells is from a old/worn/failed valve cover gasket. It's not a big deal to replace. Theare are several DIY's on the net (and IIRC, Joe - aka Monsignor did a write up here recently).

And the plug in that picture actually looks pretty good to me.
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