E46 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement: Tools & Parts

This is just a short post about all the tools needed to do an E46 valve cover gasket replacement. In this post you’ll find all the tools necessary to do a VCG repair from AtoZ. Continue reading “E46 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement: Tools & Parts”

Genuine BMW E46 Valve Cover

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One of the most common places for BMW E46s to leak oil is from the valve cover. Model for 1999 thru 2006 suffered from this issue. If you have an oil leak down the exhaust side or front of your engine, it’s likely you need to replace your valve cover or your gasket.

When the valve cover gasket leaks, it can create quite a mess and seem much worse than it is. Engine oil can also leak into spark plug hole in the cylinder head, contaminating the ignition coil boot.

If you find a crack, you will have to replace valve cover. Continue reading “Genuine BMW E46 Valve Cover”

OEM Part Number 11 12 1 432 928 (11121432928) E46 Valve Cover

BMW OEM Part Number: 11 12 1 432 928 (11 12 1 432 928)

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This BMW replacement part is engineered specifically for M54 BMWs’s engine specifications in order to provide you with exact fit for your model and proper function for top performance. Continue reading “OEM Part Number 11 12 1 432 928 (11121432928) E46 Valve Cover”

OEM Genuine BMW 11 12 7 512 839 (11127512839) E46 Valve Cover

OEM Genuine BMW: 11 12 7 512 839 (11127512839)

Description

This BMW replacement part is engineered specifically for M54 BMWs’s engine specifications in order to provide you with exact fit for your model and proper function for top performance. Continue reading “OEM Genuine BMW 11 12 7 512 839 (11127512839) E46 Valve Cover”