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      07-23-2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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335i Oil leak near Coil packs w/pics

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Probably valve cover gasket.
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Probably valve cover gasket.
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Yeah, it's probably your Valve Cover Gasket leaking.

I have pics almost identical to yours.

Pull out a coil or two and check if there's oil in the coils or plugs.

If so, I'd change those out after replacing the VCG as well. You could do it all in one DIY.
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Thank you, yeah i just determined it was the Valve Cover gasket.. and also it looks like the Valve Cover itself is cracked.. look at second picture, do you think i need to replace that as well? its almost 300$ for the part itself.. or would i be able to JB Weld it?
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can you see the crack or you are just assuming? Could be broken bolts. I also have a leak but not sure which one is my issue...keep us posted
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can you see the crack or you are just assuming? Could be broken bolts. I also have a leak but not sure which one is my issue...keep us posted
If you look at the Second picture, and zoom in the middle.. you can see a hair line crack on the gasket cover.
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