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Old 12-30-2008, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Trouble removing wire harness


I am replacing my valve cover gaskets on my 00 e39 but while trying to get the valve cover off, I realized I couldn't because the wire harness is in the way. I have looked all over the place to try to figure out how to get it off but haven't figure it out yet. I have popped off the top to the wire harness as directed but did not find any screws or anything that hold it in place to remove. Please help
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try these instructions, they are for 740 but the engine is the same:

Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Procedure (long) (No 56k!)

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