When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? This means that regardless of what application you are trying to seal, you can count on Victor Reinz doing the research and testing to provide the optimum material and technology for that specific application - this systems sealing approach requires a variety of materials. It's a feature, and an economic stimulus. I cleaned the engine, then drove it about 5 minutes and checked it again to maybe see where the oil was coming from. Gaskets are key to a properly running and clean engine. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread.
Waterpump aint the cheapest thing going around and you looking at around 5k for it. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. It seems that not over torquing the bolts at the factory may just make the problem happen later rather than sooner, but not fix the problem. However, overheating will pop a head gasket. You should have stopped immediately when you got the yellow warning. In the photos, the big red arrow indicates the bolt that is getting wet. I am the second owner, its been maintained at the same dealer since new.
Just received my car back from the dealer. I wonder if that's a lurking issue for 2006 e90s. Remove the 3 screws for the center of the trim that mounts to the firewall and remove the center section. Just wondering if you guys are mistaking the cylinder head bolts for the cylinder head cover bolts ie. Am I a fool to try to mess with this? Just push it in and torque it down. I have a 2006 330i with 53,500 miles on it. Once the wiper arms are off you will need to remove the wiper motor cover, the cover that is right up against the windshield.
Has the design changed in ways other than using a plastic rather than magnesium valve cover? Just be warned that it doesn't cover everything like the factory warranty, but does cover almost everything mechanical or electrical. Was just told by an independent mechanic that an aluminum cylinder head bolt is broken said it was the one that also goes through the filter housing. How about the result of just replacing the broken bolt? The engine in that car is very solid. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. Wife called the other day, said car was smoking. Oil leaks up the threads and goes all sorts of places.
People complain about that car but it things like window regulators and control arms not 4k motor repairs and you got real tires, a spare a dipstick and you could just throw in a new battery when it wore out without having to go to a computer. Yes, there is an updated cylinder head that is supposed to eliminate this noise concern. We recently month ago did 100k maintenance by replacing ignition coils, spark plugs, intake and exhaust solenoids, belt, belt tensioner, water pump, thermostat, coolant and valve cover gasket. Got home removed cosmetic plastic cover and discovered valve cover leak. We're not super strict here, but for most of our posts we follow a question-response format. Advance Auto Parts has 16 different Cylinder Head Gasket for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up.
This hose tends to get brittle with time so you might want to order a new one just in case. The dealer will not be covering it since I am out of warranty, I am beyond 50k. The dealer will not be covering it since I am out of warranty, I am beyond 50k. I sure hope they've started using better parts since 2007. These bolts are one time use bolts marked with a blue dot. Who would have thought such expensive, upmarket vehicles would have these problems??? Once it is loose unclip the wiring connectors for the heated washer nozzles if your car is equipped with those. As key components, they help to ensure that engines run efficiently, reliably and economically.
I'd be more concerned with why it blew in the first place. Remove the valve cover and clean all of the gasket contact surfaces. I'm on my second round of changing head gasket bolts. That's my take on it as a technician. Dealer also replaced some other gasket? In dec 2009, it was taken in for oil light and they added 1 quart of oil. Be carefull all e90 owners!!! This set of gaskets is a both a time and money saver.
Remove the windshield wiper arms. He also told me this was a known problem because the bolts are aluminum. I have a 2006 325i with 85k miles. This article can also be used as a guide for replacing the eccentric shaft sensor. Have spoken to a few people and have narrowed it down to the following: 1. While it is technically a head bolt, it is the only one of its type and not located anywhere near the combustion chamber. This kit is for all N52 engines.
I just don't see where there would be enough strength with aluminum head bolts. This is a zero tolerance policy. To do this job properly you will need a , , and. This isnt a place to post your youtube channel 5 Mark Solved. Having these on hand instead of chasing them down at the last minute will save you time, money, and frustration.
With that said, I think the chances of this happening again to you are very slim. No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. I don't think I would put up with paying more than 2k for this. Do so in steps going from the outside towards the center. I'm not sure what the cause of the broken bolt was; could be due to improper assembly torque at the factory. Even, the technician at the dealer shop said that this is common problem with this same model I want to do recall campaign for the Head Gasket Aluminum Volt for 325i 2006.