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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-28-2009, 07:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Need Help w/Oil Leak

I have a weird oil leak that I can't track down. The drip is coming from the transfer case right where the flywheel access is. I have checked the usual leaking points and I do not see it leaking. It seems to be coming off the back of the engine and leaking into transfer case. Another weird thing that I noticed is that the engine idle speed decreases when I remove the dipstick. Is it possible that the oil pressure sensor is broken? It is not leaking there though. Please help...I am losing about a quart every day.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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so what kind of BMW do you have? that would help
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I have a 1985 E30 (325e)...just figured you'd figure it out from my screen name.
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