Oil leaks are a common problem for most cars and can happen in multiple locations. Some leaks are easier and cheaper to fix than others depending on the labor required. Minor leaks may not have an immediate effect however, long term neglect will lead to major complications. Driving with low oil levels or old oil will create friction between movable parts leading to unnecessary repairs. We can not stress enough how important it is to regularly change your oil with high quality oil like Liqui Moly. Performing an oil service more than what BMW recommends, will prolong your BMW’s oil leaks and increase the longevity of your engine. Here at Motorsport Connections we have a team of certified technicians ready to diagnose and repair any issue you may have. Below are common locations for BMW oil leaks.
Many BMW drivers that own a 545i, 550i, 645i, 650i, 745i, 745li, 750i, 750li, X5 made between ’03-’08, or any BMW with the V8 N62 engine, experience excessive smoke coming from the exhaust tail-pipe following a lengthy idle. This is due to worn valve stem seals and it’s one thing that all owners of these vehicles fears.