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Old 05-20-2020, 06:15 AM
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Dears serious issue need help ( Cylinder Head cover )

i have a serious issue that causes an engine oil leak using e64 650i 2008
i found it i knew that the rubber under the cover need to be replaced due to the heat look at the attached photo it has the rubber and the cover I've changed the rubber and took the car in a ride waited till it cool off left the car up, and again its leaking so , i looked closely to the cover i found a little band in it cause its plastic thought that the heat again did that.
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i bought a new head cover + another new rubber placed them in the car took it for a ride waited till it cool off, and the new cover band !!!!! took it off and nothing wrong with it, it was not damaged or anything there is nothing wrong with it it just band and again oil leak.

I'm freaking out and i just don't have an answer to that i even changed the screws it didn't work.
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Old 05-20-2020, 11:35 AM
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It looks like the valve cover was not seated at the bottom, before the top was rolled in place. There are 2 sets of nuts, the short ones on the bottom, & the tall ones on the top. You can not install the short ones on the bottom, if the valve cover is not properly rolled into the proper place. You can remove the 3 red plastic guides on the inside of the valve cover, & this way you do not have to roll it into place.
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If you still have those red tabs just unscrew them and take them off, I've done this with them both fitted and without and I can say it makes a huge difference with them out, it's soooooo much easier and doesn't impact anything except how easy the cover is to get in place.
Also ensure the spark plug tubes are fully seated, if even one isn't completely straight it can keep the valve cover slightly lifted.
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Old 05-20-2020, 01:54 PM
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I actually put Vaseline on the spark plug tubes to make them easier to slide on. Good to see you back a little more latey!
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Old 05-20-2020, 02:37 PM
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I'm glad to have your answer this fast , I really appreciate it , but I wonder that the time installing the cover it fit clearly straight up there wasn't a single leak , I switched on the engine let it work for an hour the cover was fine , just drove for 10m over 120k/h speed parked it back and the cover bent like the photo it makes me feel like don't want to work on it at all I'll take ur advice and I'll do. thank you and I hope that you all good and safe away from the covid-19
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I would just pull it back off, because you could warp the cover, & spens a lot more money. The cover will go back on very easy once the tabs have been removed. You will start to think why BMW did this, & it is to make it hard on us to make repairs. It also gives them a money trail down the road.
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Old 05-20-2020, 05:01 PM
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Yup it is . I'll work on it tomorrow and pic the final result for you guys thanks a lot , another question while Taking the old rubber there might I think little plastic fell inside the engine couldn't reach to take it out , any idea ?
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Old 05-20-2020, 05:23 PM
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Yup it is . I'll work on it tomorrow and pic the final result for you guys thanks a lot , another question while Taking the old rubber there might I think little plastic fell inside the engine couldn't reach to take it out , any idea ?
If it got down the oil port to the pan, you can remove the bottom oil pan cover very fast. At that point remove the contaminants, clean the screen, & button it back up.
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The best thing to do after any gasket repairs on our engines, is to run a smoke test. If the smoke comes out, it is easy to pinpoint the leak very fast. This also saves time not having to put everything back together 1st. I would suggest changing the Eccentric shaft seal if you have not already done that. It will suck in air & cause the engine to run lean on that bank.
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Old 05-20-2020, 05:38 PM
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Missed that didn't do it !!! **** ugh ! Complicated I swear !
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The seal at the bottom of the page on this link. You can get parts cheap & usually 2 to 4 days shipping. The OEM parts that are made for BMW are identified on the part, so you can save a lot of money. If you have not changed the CCV valves yet, I would get 2 of these also.

https://www.rmeuropean.com/Make/BMW/...gID=010&page=8
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I actually put Vaseline on the spark plug tubes to make them easier to slide on. Good to see you back a little more latey!
I used that trick too .

We're catching up a bit at work now, increased food supply chain etc etc, people are still buying a lot but we're outpacing them now so should be on here a bit more, my hours are finally dropping at long last .
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You mean the PCV valves right ?
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I actually put Vaseline on the spark plug tubes to make them easier to slide on. Good to see you back a little more latey!
I used that trick too .


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Ugh on the 22nd of May for four days we won't be able to leave houses for 24h
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You mean the PCV valves right ?
Herb's suggestion of a smoke test cannot be emphasised enough especially after work of this type has been done and your showing problems.
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You mean the PCV valves right ?
Yes but you would never find them like that.
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I actually put Vaseline on the spark plug tubes to make them easier to slide on. Good to see you back a little more latey!
Finally guys job is done , one of the sparks wasn't set into its place and I fallow the map to tight up the belts all set , I'm moving now to the vacuum pump gona change the Gaskets ***x1f44d;***x1f3fc;***x1f525;

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Finally guys job is done , one of the sparks wasn't set into its place and I fallow the map to tight up the belts all set , I'm moving now to the vacuum pump gona change the Gaskets ***x1f44d;***x1f3fc;***x1f525;
I have no idea what you mean by that sentence but glad it is fixed .
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Finally guys job is done , one of the sparks wasn't set into its place and I fallow the map to tight up the belts all set , I'm moving now to the vacuum pump gona change the Gaskets ***x1f44d;***x1f3fc;***x1f525;
I have no idea what you mean by that sentence but glad it is fixed .

Ugh I'm using the mobile version to browse the site and those weren't meant to write thanks man !

But ya all set
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Glad you got everything working!
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