Let the experts at Rolf's Import Auto help you with your BMW and BMW Diesel repairs and service. If you suspect your car is having issues with the valve cover schedule an appointment at Rolf's and have one of our technicians inspect your engine. If we find your valve cover is failing and the gasket is worn we can make the necessary repair and get you back on the road.
Valve Cover Replacement
The valve cover is an important component to any car's engine. The cover protects the gasket underneath. The gasket is made up of an oil resistant material designed to keep the oil in the engine. The gasket underneath the valve cover is delicate and can become cracked and worn from the constant heat, exposure to dirt and debris from your car's engine. If the gasket fails oil can leak causing damage to your BMW's engine. You can look at the owner's manual for the model of your BMW for more details.
Indicators of a Failing Valve Cover
- Missing screws or bolts
- Cracks in the valve cover
- Oil around edge of valve cover
- Low oil levels
- Misfiring or rough engine
- Smell of burning oil or dirty oil