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      12-13-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
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oil leaking where trans meets engine?

well i brought my car in for service yesterday everything went fine, but then they told me that i have a major oil leak where the transmission meets the engine. now i'm not an expert on bmws but i know for the undercarriage i have the plastic the i guess protects everything, but my question is that does the plastic cover up that part or no? and if it was so "major" wouldn't it come through the plastic?
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      12-14-2012, 08:43 PM   #2
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i just find out i have a same prob , leaking oil between motor n transmission, any update ??
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yeah, they had to rip the trans out to fix it. 1400 in labor. glad i have a warranty.
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what was wrong with your car ? rear main seal or oil pan gasket?
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Are you sure it's from there? The oil might be pushed there from you driving it
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If I recall correctly there is a seal that can go bad and start leaking.. search the forums for 'mechatronic sleeve'
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If I recall correctly there is a seal that can go bad and start leaking.. search the forums for 'mechatronic sleeve'
It probably was the mechatronic sleeve. I had to replace mine out of warranty. That was a lot of fun!!!(sarcasm)
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I had the same thing, repaired at around 55k, extended warranty, my SA said it would have cost around 7-800
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