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      12-24-2012, 03:10 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by fenixxishot View Post
This can easily happen to a non turbo. The issue arose from a oil leak from the oil filter housing which all e9x base models have as well as all n54 derived vehicles.
Yes it can happen to any car, not just bimmers. It is less likely in a NA engine as we run lower pressure and slightly lower temp than the turbo's in both the N54 & N55. An oil leak should always be addressed in a timely matter which was the point the OP was making, regardless of engine type.
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