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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 05-10-2005, 03:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an e30 bmw 325i sport and an oil leak. i think it could be an oil sensor because it has a wire on it. it is located on the engine block on the underside next to the sump. Does anyone know?
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Old 05-10-2005, 09:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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are you saying your oil is coming out from there?
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Old 05-10-2005, 10:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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are you saying your oil is coming out from there?
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yes the oil is slowly dripping out along the wire onto the the driveway.
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Old 05-10-2005, 11:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That's pretty crazy. Mine is doing that as well. About 120000 miles on it. The part is $15 at the dealer and less than $10 at Advance Auto. Doesn't look like a big deal to change, but I'm not sure what torque spec to use.

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Old 05-10-2005, 08:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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no msg. It was an oil pressure sensor.
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Hey Stu, check this out, this might be useful.

http://e30.bmwdiy.info/oil-leak/index.html


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Old 05-12-2005, 04:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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cheers guys sounds hopeful i'm going to be selling the car and it doesn't look very good if it has an oil leak however trivial it may be.
ps. check this pic out from the weekend. im sure it'll make you's laugh
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That's pretty crazy. Mine is doing that as well. About 120000 miles on it. The part is $15 at the dealer and less than $10 at Advance Auto. Doesn't look like a big deal to change, but I'm not sure what torque spec to use.

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please dont post pictures like that in this forum. i check this at work and there are women present in my office.
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Old 05-12-2005, 10:37 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah, my wife gets pissed about it as well. It is a free country though, and as long as the moderators allow it, it goes. Kind of like we are free to waste time at work looking at BMW forums.

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cheers DB your right it is a free country and you should be doing work at your work but fair enough i thought everybody had a sense of humour but obviously not!!!

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cheers DB your right it is a free country and you should be doing work at your work but fair enough i thought everybody had a sense of humour but obviously not!!!


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sense of humor? yes. but things like that belong in the members lounge.. porn doesnt belong in the e30 forum. e30 related topics belong in the e30 forum.

im all for porn/funny pics. collegehumor and ebaumsworld rock. just, i dont want my network banning this site by finding pics like that in my history cache.
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Gross. Some of the nastiest boobs and raunchiest outfit I've ever seen in my life. Are you making fun of someone or bragging?
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get over it lads
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get over it lads
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1. I'm not a lad
2. Get over what, the oil leak or the boobie pic?
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Originally posted by BeachBunny+May 14 2005, 02:56 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(BeachBunny @ May 14 2005, 02:56 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-scott082@May 14 2005, 12:36 AM
get over it lads
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2. Get over what, the oil leak or the boobie pic?
3. Why was the boobie pic supposed to be funny?


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i agree with beach on this one.. those boobs are way saggy/cottage cheese.(now that i'm home i was actually able to look)
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