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Replace gaskets or entire valve cover?
Posted to Technical Discussion Forum on 3/22/2017 18 Replies

I have a customer with leaking valve cover gaskets. I want to know if it is best to replace the entire valve cover rather than replacing only the gaskets. I have been told by a few techs that if I replace only the gaskets they will most likely still leak. We see very few BMWs at this shop so your input is greatly appreciated.

Damon Agostino
Sixth Street Automotive
Macclenny, Florida, USA

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car Vehicle Data

2005 BMW 745i 4.4L

Engine4.4 L
Trans6-speed Automatic (Electronic)