i have an oil leak on my bmw . its not coming from the sump.

Asked by Oct 31, 2015 at 08:55 AM about the 2003 BMW 3 Series 318i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2003 bmw has oil leaks . I checked the sump and it is very much intake.

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The most common place for an oil leak is the Oil Pressure switch

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On the BME E46's, it usually the valve cover gasket (passenger side) or the oil filter housing gasket if the leak is on the drive side of the engine. Easy replacement DIY's all over the net. Check this site....www.e46fanatics.com

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