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Old 02-24-2019, 12:25 PM
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lots of youtube on the CCV replacement.

I wouldn't be surprised if the residue you saw was power steering fluid. it's possibly leaking at the bottom of the reservoir and running down the hose to the steering box. Cheap and easy fix.

and DITTO on the bits in the pan, lol! I find stuff down there every time I take it off!

2005 X5 3.0 - 71k mi (9.2018) -> 81k 9.19
2003 X5 3.0 - 177k mi (9.2018) -> 186k 9.19
1988 528e w/ Bullseye s256 / MS2 Extra / GC Coilovers / Yukon Coils ~ 300+ HP - SOLD to buy 'the ring'
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