over heating then oil spitting out of dip stick when it was pulled out

Asked by Jan 23, 2014 at 03:00 PM about the 2004 BMW 5 Series 530i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

drove my car less than a mile and smelled like it was over heating while driving...when I parked the car and opened the hood smoke was coming out.  I went to check my oil level and when I pulled the dip stick out oil starting spitting out....

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its a 2004 bmw 530i

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Check your PCV system which on the BMW is commonly refferred to as the CCV system. You probably have a blockage. Replace all the hoses and valve. Here is a DIY: http://blog.bavauto.com/5434/bmw-m54-6-cylinder-crankcase-ventilation-pcv-diy-325i-328i-330i-525i-530i/

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Thank you Tom!!

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