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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by CiscoKid@Mar 21 2005, 09:26 AM |
is the leak between the oil pan and the bottom of the engine?
| Originally posted by bryan1970@Mar 21 2005, 06:11 PM |
although i don't know any exact prices i can imagine that either a pan gasket or a timing cover gasket would be pricey. sometimes with pan gaskets the sub fram has to be dropped but since you have a 4cyl it might not have to be dropped. and with timing covers pretty much everything on the front of the engine obviously would have to come off: belts.pullies,fan shroud,and maybe even the water pump. i think a couple of the bolts on that water pump are also used to hold the timing cover on, if memory serves correctly. and the valve cover might have to come off too.
| Originally posted by PR325is@Mar 22 2005, 05:00 PM |
wow 1100 just to change the gaskets?? that's pretty much waayyyyy too expensive...
is there anyone here in the post who can help louellette and i (same problem) solve this problem by diy?? i just need to know how to open the whole thing and change the gaskets... i want to get rid of the oil leak...
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