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      03-25-2010, 09:58 AM   #1
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oil problems!

last night i was driving on the freeway when i heard kinda like a crack, the car felt fine but the engine was making a weird noise. i pulled over to smoke coming out of the front and out from the back. after the smoke went away i noticed that there was engine oil everywhere. what could have happened?
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last night i was driving on the freeway when i heard kinda like a crack, the car felt fine but the engine was making a weird noise. i pulled over to smoke coming out of the front and out from the back. after the smoke went away i noticed that there was engine oil everywhere. what could have happened?

Cracked oil pan? Did you drive over anthing?
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      03-25-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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I'm not clear on what car you're driving. Your profile says it's a '93?

Give give us more information on what it is, mileage, etc.
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      03-26-2010, 02:45 PM   #4
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its a 1993 BMW 325i 6 cylinder manual transmission. i lifted it yesterday and the oil pan looks fine. i did notice however that if i step on the gas more oil squirts out
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      03-26-2010, 03:33 PM   #5
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you should look into where the oil is squirting out of then hopfully then you'll find and can immediately fix it.
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oil filler cap may be getting bad?
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      03-26-2010, 07:27 PM   #7
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oil filter housing possible ?
the gasket between that and the engine block
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Not sure about a cracking sound, but check your valve cover gasket.

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I'm sorry to have to do this, but you seem pretty clueless about cars so just take it to a professional mechanic. I'm not sure why you expect the members of the E90-chasis forum to give you advice on and E36-chassis 325especially as we are all just sitting behind our computers and really can't see your car. Then you say (Im using my dork voice) I lifted it yesterday and more oil squirted out when I pushed the gas pedal. WTFO.

Here is a clue, your car is 17 years old. It breaks.
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I'm sorry to have to do this, but you seem pretty clueless about cars so just take it to a professional mechanic. I'm not sure why you expect the members of the E90-chasis forum to give you advice on and E36-chassis 325especially as we are all just sitting behind our computers and really can't see your car. Then you say (Im using my dork voice) I lifted it yesterday and more oil squirted out when I pushed the gas pedal. WTFO.

Here is a clue, your car is 17 years old. It breaks.
Granted, lack of smarts the man is asking help from a E90 forum when he owns and E36, but if the only advice you have is to find a mechanic, then fat fucking lot of good you are anyway..

you might aswell be on an kitty cat forum for the amout of effort you offered..
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