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Old 01-07-2020, 11:10 PM
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just went thru this. I took a torch and heated up a screwdriver red hot. I then pressed it into the remaining threaded half off the blue drain plug, creating a slot. Easy peasy.
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Old 01-08-2020, 03:43 AM
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There's o-rings on either side of the cross bar. Does anyone have a part number for these 2 o-rings?
This beastie...?

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/sho...diagId=11_1536
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No, not this one. It's the pipe for the pollution control, I think. There's an o-ring on either side of the pipe.
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Old 01-10-2020, 10:47 PM
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In that case you are referring to the secondary air hose that runs from each cylinder head. The o-rings are 14x1.8mm, BMW #07119901511

Part #12 on this diagram...

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I haven't used it yet, But I have just ordered a UV light, sunglasses and UV dye to diagnose a slow coolant leak. People seem to like this method to find small leaks.
Has worked well for me. Especially, locating small, slow leaks.
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