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Old 03-04-2019, 08:21 PM
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Changed oil filter housing gasket.

I trackled the oil filter housing gasket on my 08 3.0 X5 this weekend. For me it was a PITA, that plastic outlet piping broke on the rad hose, had to change with an aluminum one from Amazon. Glad that's over. On the oil filter housing or " oil cooler" the bottom bolt wasn't tight enough, so It did spray a bit of oil. I retightened it. That being said is there any way since it wasn't snug 100% that coolant and oil could have mixed in those passages? Or am I just being paranoid and shouldn't bother doing an oil change. My logic says if it already leaked oil before and no issues arose, I should be fine.? despite my careless job at not fully torquing that third bolt on the oil cooler.
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Old 03-04-2019, 08:29 PM
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Now that I've thought about it again, it was just the oil cooler that was leaking.
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