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  1. E46 General
    My car has gradually gone from 1 qt/1000 miles to 1 qt 300 miles. I got so tired of this I finally got the CCV redone, and topped the oil off (to the top line). My car is now burning 1 qt/250 miles which is ridiculous. I know some people are fine with topping off oil every now and then, but I am...
  2. E46 General
    Hi there, Curious to know if valve stem seals are a known problem on the M54 engine and how often do they fail ? I know there more of a problem on the n62 v8 and the 4 cylinder models. I haven't seen many threads about these failing on the M54 engine. I'm already aware of this engine having...
  3. E46 General
    I recently purchased a 2005 330i (my first car) and am aware a few issues with it (such as a coolant leak, of course) as I took my mechanic with me and had him hook his scanner up to the car to check everything out. Now, neither the seller nor my mechanic mentioned anything regarding the...
  4. E46 General
    First post Car 2002 330ci convertible 130k miles After having trouble with my car loosing lots of oil I went through an omnibus fixing spree spree to try to fix just about anywhere oil could be leaking as well as do some suggested replacement of parts. After fixing I ran into a new problem that...
  5. E36
    The car is a 2002 325Ci manual transmission. 168,000 miles. Runs good. Still does 30 miles/gal on long drives. I add 1quart of synthetic oil every 1000 miles. Weighing the expense of repair vs. cost of maintaining the car this way, adding oil seems sensible. However I want to know where...
  6. E46 General
    So I get it. Every variation of bmws straight 6 burns a bit of oil, meaning, enough that oil has to be added inbetween oil change intervals. Well, why? What is the oil getting past in the engine to be burned. I've read about pcv valves failing and causing oil burning, but what is the cause...
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