BMW 325 xi 2002 Oil Pan Gasket Leak,front and rear differential leak,axle seal leak

Asked by Oct 02, 2014 at 02:20 PM about the 2002 BMW 3 Series 325xi Sedan AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi ,
In a vehicle inspection done multiple leaks found in my car.
Oil Pan Gasket Leak,front and rear differential leak,axle seal leak
I want to know Is the only way to repair leak is to replace the part or is there any
cheaper way ?
Also what is the priority of fixing them .Can I still drive the car safely without any
issues?

2 Answers

263,975

Yes, you have to replace the gaskets and seals. You can drive it, just make sure the fluid levels are fine.

Thanks Tom for your reply . I added some oil but I think I added a quart more and after 2 days I got a service engine soon light . Can it cause service engine soon light to come ?

Your Answer

BMW 3 Series Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    5,190
  • #2
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    1,670
  • #3
    grolyate
    Reputation
    1,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
552 Great Deals out of 15,617 listings starting at $1,650
Used BMW M3
36 Great Deals out of 2,082 listings starting at $5,495
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
909 Great Deals out of 28,465 listings starting at $2,001
Used Audi A4
334 Great Deals out of 12,501 listings starting at $1,899
Used Ford Mustang
599 Great Deals out of 39,148 listings starting at $1,895
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
721 Great Deals out of 22,922 listings starting at $1,450
Used BMW X5
343 Great Deals out of 15,665 listings starting at $2,400
Used BMW 7 Series
132 Great Deals out of 5,148 listings starting at $1,750
Used BMW 6 Series
75 Great Deals out of 2,447 listings starting at $5,995
Used Honda Accord
1,103 Great Deals out of 73,054 listings starting at $1,100
Used Chevrolet Camaro
451 Great Deals out of 31,410 listings starting at $1,450

Used Cars For Sale

2018 BMW 3 Series For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 5,631 listings starting at $31,895
2017 BMW 3 Series For Sale
158 Great Deals out of 4,462 listings starting at $24,600
2016 BMW 3 Series For Sale
50 Great Deals out of 1,318 listings starting at $14,991
2015 BMW 3 Series For Sale
105 Great Deals out of 2,619 listings starting at $13,995
2014 BMW 3 Series For Sale
319 Great Deals out of 4,726 listings starting at $11,979

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.