Any Head gasket issues - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums



Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)

F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
The sixth generation BMW 3 Series Sedan F30/F31/F34 and the first first generation 4 Series Coupe F32/F33/F36. Get the latest 3 and 4 series pricing from our ordering and pricing guide sticky thread.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-24-2020, 10:55 AM
Ninamg7 Ninamg7 is offline
Registered User
Location: Arizona
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 63
Mein Auto: 2014 BMW 435I M Sport
Any Head gasket issues

Hello Bimmer Techs,
took my coupe in for an oil change, drove 134 miles afterwards and 2 days later a small oil puddle on the garage floor. First I thought the brass washer not installed on oil pan because had it happen to my 12 750Li XDRIVE. Once I took it back, they mechanic tested system with dye, made a complete mess of the engine bay in an attempt to tell me I had major issues like HEADGASKET blown... I immediately went "SUPER SAYAN XXV" on him because I had just cleaned my engine bay and looked under the hood before leaving home... The nerve of a CROOK, right? SO he tells me $5500 to 40 hours of labor to replace the head gasket . WHAT THA FILTH AND FOUL.... So, I'm asking my Beemer Brothers, anyone out there with a leaking head gasket? Valve cover in great shape, replaced the oil filter housing 2 gaskets as well as intake manifold gaskets, still see little oil seepage. I'm a disabled Veteran and I felt like i was shot again in a non conflicting battle
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 06-24-2020, 01:43 PM
John MS John MS is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Virginia, USA
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 2,987
Mein Auto: 2014 Glacier Silver 328i
Any model car can have a head gasket failure. Most do not fail. Over the 6 years you have owned the car has it ever overheated? Gone low on coolant?

You could have it checked by another BMW mechanic.

Last edited by John MS; 06-24-2020 at 01:45 PM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

See More Related BMW Stories


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.