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Post Engine rough after replacing valve covers?

For anyone having trouble with engine running rough after replacing your valve cover gaskets, here is what one 540 owner discovered was wrong:
http://bimmer.roadfly.com/bmw/forums/e39/7404898-1.html

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The link doesn't work for me, but I'm going to guess that he left something in there under the valve cover, like a shop towel or something.

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The link doesn't work for me, but I'm going to guess that he left something in there under the valve cover, like a shop towel or something.
Sorry about the non-functional link - must be a cookie that I have that is making it work for me. So, here is a paste of the brief explanation of what the fellow found out was wrong:

"Only three of the four plastic connectors with the metal clips were pushed down far enough. I pressed down very hard on the last one this morning to get it to click, and the problem was solved."

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