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Old 10-08-2012, 11:46 AM
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oil leak

My 2003 bmw 745 Li seems t be leaking a little oil. I wonder what the problem could be?
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:36 PM
TamaToa916 TamaToa916 is offline
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Valve cover gasket is notorious for leaking and the trans pan...u sure it's oil? Also, there is another oil leak near alternator bracket...
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Old 10-09-2012, 04:28 AM
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Where is the leak?
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:36 PM
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Oil Leak

The leak is near the front like right between the two front tires. somewhere up that way.
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:46 PM
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I've been told to change them every 30,000 miles.
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Repairs 2012
wishbone & steering rack
Rfmd hydro steering gea
combination nu
Ball Joint
Tension strut with hydr
Switch unit steering column
Coils 5&7 and new spark plugs
Faulty DSC Control Module
Fuel Gauge
Leaking Crank Case Vent Valves
Power Steering pump, washer pump and grommont,
Crank Shaft position sensor
Total $13,481.37 in one year my mechanic swears all these parts are re engineered to work better than the originals lol
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