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  1. E46 General
    I am well aware that these cars are notorious for oil leaks around the valve cover. The valve cover gasket was replaced about 20k miles ago by the previous owner (as I was told). I have recently noticed some oil leakage on one of the top valve cover bolts near the engine lift hook (images...
  2. E46 General
    After replacing my valve cover gasket, the middle right valve cover bolts stripped off with ease (2 of them), after putting it back together. Now I got a rough idle and a service light. Have not checked the codes yet. Is there a solution to this or do I need to replace my whole engine block...
  3. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi everyone, Currently I am trying to replace my valve cover gasket because it is leaking. I have removed every one of the vcg bolts except for the far left bolt. It will not budge, and on top of that, it is very difficult to get to. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  4. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hello, new guy, just posted my "this is me" post in the Introductions section, now posting a question: I'm replacing a bunch of bolt-on stuff (pulley tensioner, water pump, underdrive pulleys, thermostat, valve cover gasket) right now, and ran into a problem. When tighting the frontmost-top...
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