San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service Blog

BMW Fouled Spark Plugs Causing Misfires

Posted in San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service by San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service on February 22, 2010
bmw spark plug bad fouled misfire

bmw spark plug bad fouled misfire

On this BMW 740i, a leaking valve cover gaskets fouled these spark plugs. The car was having misfires and running really bad.

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1998 BMW E38 740i Leaking Valve Cover Gaskets

Posted in San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service by San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service on February 20, 2010

bmw e38 740i leaking valve cover gasket

bmw e38 740i leaking valve cover gasket


BMW 1998 740I, oil filled the spart plug sockets because of the leaky gaskets! This was causing misfires!

BMW 325i 325ci Oil Filter Housing Gasket Leak

Posted in San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service by San Diego BMW Auto Repair Service on February 18, 2010
oil filter housing gasket leak bmw 325ci 325i

oil filter housing gasket leak bmw 325ci 325i

Here is a picture of a BMW 2004 325Ci oil leak, we traced it back to the oil filter housing gasket, a common problem on the e46 and e39 bmw’s. The gasket is about 6 dollars, but the labor is pricey!!  Check your gaskets!!