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Cool head gasket gone?

hi there guys ! i just sign up on this site and i just bought a 1 week ago my first bmw happy days ! buuuutt...things are not as sweet as it seams to be ! my engine have a oil leak on the front left hand side how you are looking from the front of the car at it ! and the leak seams to come from just above the air con compressor ! my model it's a 2000 318 ci 1.9 8v engine ! now the engine it's running just fine and it doesn't seams to have coolant in oil or the other way aroung...and the leak is nothing major like a massive leak but it's a leak! and the engine doesn't overheat either ! as i drove it when i bought it 250 miles back home and the engine was just fine! will that leak get any worse ? is my head gasket gone ? cheerss
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Most likely its a valve cover gasket, bmw's have that problem
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