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....

3 Answers

its a 2004 bmw 530i

251,635

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/

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Thank you Tom!!

Your Answer

5 Series

Looking for a Used 5 Series in your area?

CarGurus has 16,537 nationwide 5 Series listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

BMW 5 Series Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,110
  • #2
    Michael Branan
    Reputation
    780
  • #3
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    690
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
1,049 Great Deals out of 31,422 listings starting at $795
Used BMW 7 Series
159 Great Deals out of 5,997 listings starting at $2,500
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
450 Great Deals out of 19,539 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW X5
419 Great Deals out of 12,934 listings starting at $2,495
Used BMW 6 Series
90 Great Deals out of 2,782 listings starting at $5,980
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
619 Great Deals out of 23,268 listings starting at $1,199
Used BMW M5
20 Great Deals out of 623 listings starting at $12,900
Used Audi A6
144 Great Deals out of 6,660 listings starting at $1,700
Used BMW M3
55 Great Deals out of 1,484 listings starting at $6,800
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
147 Great Deals out of 5,864 listings starting at $2,000
Used Audi A4
312 Great Deals out of 10,843 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Accord
1,098 Great Deals out of 61,913 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2018 BMW 5 Series 530i For Sale
213 listings starting at $51,291
2017 BMW 5 Series 530i For Sale
1,047 listings starting at $48,011

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.