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Old 01-07-2009, 10:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Fluid on top of sparkplugs?

I was taking the ignition coils out of my 1996 328is to replace them and the spark plugs and there was an almost clear liquid that came out. It isnt oil and ive read that oil could leak through if you have a bad valve cover gasket. Any one have any idea as to what or why this fluid is here?

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im not sure it was turned over on its side(drivers side) for an hour or so could it have leaked in whille it was turned over?
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It really shouldn't unless there is a leak.
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Ive had water get under the coil cover from washing it. It stays in there awhile...
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