Common Engine Oil Leak Locations in Your BMW

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BMW is one of the leading German automobile brands. Admiring design, unmatchable performance, enough luxury, fine torque- are some of the reasons for buying BMW. However, like other vehicles, it becomes sick as well. It does not matter whether you have BMW or an ordinary car, an engine oil leak can sneak up on you at any moment. So, always make sure your BMW does not have an engine oil leak. Being a BMW owner, you must be aware of the possible locations of an engine oil leak so that you can spot the issue quickly.

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COMMON ENGINE OIL LEAK LOCATIONS IN YOUR BMW

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An engine oil leak is only visible when your BMW remains parked.

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It is difficult to detect engine oil leak while driving.

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The first step of the repair is to locate the leaking point.

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One should start by cleaning the dirt or old oil on and around the engine.

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The most common engine oil leak locations in a BMW are:

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REAR MAIN ENGINE SEAL OIL PAN GASKET VALVE COVER GASKET TIMING COVER GASKET

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REAR MAIN ENGINE SEAL

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OIL PAN GASKET

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VALVE COVER GASKET

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TIMING COVER GASKET

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The rear main engine seal is present in between the crankshaft and the flywheel. REAR MAIN ENGINE SEAL

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Leaks occur when your BMW is not used often or don’t get regular oil changes.

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This gasket seal lies between the metal oil pan and the engine block. OIL PAN GASKET

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Mostly, leaks through oil pan gasket occurs due to infrequent oil changes.

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The valve cover gaskets are long and made of thin metal and have leaking problems. VALVE COVER GASKET

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These gaskets are easily accessible for replacement as they are right on top of your engine.

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The timing cover gasket is at the front of your BMW engine. TIMING COVER GASKET

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The timing system is splash lubricated so leaks from the timing cover gasket are often slow leaks.

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The engine oil leaks are mainly due to the seals that are made of rubber, AND DO NOT FORGET

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So, it is advised to check them and replace when they become hard.

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Make sure your BMW is being serviced regularly and getting the required oil changes.

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