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Old 04-20-2017, 09:44 AM
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Oil leak

Someone please help!! I have 2007 650i I have a oil leak coming from the very front of the car.If you are facing the car it's coming from the left corner of what it looks to be near the radiator.Is there something in front of the radiator closes to the front bumper that has to do with engine oil?Its oil for sure it's be leaking for quite some time.I changed valve cover gaskets left and right also change upper timing gasket ,oil pressure switch and the 2 O-rings in the vacuum pump.


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Old 04-20-2017, 09:51 AM
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Alternator Bracket seal leak. Don't drive it much before you replace that seal.
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Old 04-20-2017, 09:56 AM
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Alternator Bracket seal leak. Don't drive it much before you replace that seal.
OP was tricky, it's not on the left side.
"If you are facing the car it's coming from the left corner of what it looks to be near the radiator."


There is the engine oil cooler radiator and the power steering cooler right in front of the coolant radiator. One of them is leaking.
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Old 04-20-2017, 10:08 AM
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acoste thank you very much that sounds like the problem.The Alternator bracket is on the right side and that's dry


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Old 04-20-2017, 10:18 AM
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acoste thank you very much that sounds like the problem.The Alternator bracket is on the right side and that's dry


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Good. Every time we talk about left and right side of the car, it is from the perspective of the driver.
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