Originally Posted by nate5ks
I found my valve cover gasket to be leaky about a year ago. Local indy shop said vibrations cause the aluminum bolts that hold the valve cover on to break and the gasket starts to leak. It cost me about $50 for a new set of bolts and the gaskets and a whole day of my time because I had to buy tools as i needed them since it was my first project on the car. I got broken bolts out with a power drill and extractor bit.
You da man! lol I am no technician, but do you think BMW already replaced the aluminum bolts for me or just the valve cover gasket?