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Cooper S hardtop: I have a '08 mini hardtop S. The engine light

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I have a '08 mini hardtop S. The engine light came on and a tech checked it out and suggested I change valve cover gasket. Did that along with plug gaskets, one had a lot of oil in it. Light is still on, how would I clear it or does it do it by itself, assuming that was the problem?
Thanks, Patrick
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.
Hi I'm kevin you will have to have codes removed from system using scan tool. The valve cover has a breather valve combined and are a very common failure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is it called and where is it located? I can't find a "valve cover breather valve" part.
Thanks
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.
Called PCV valve it's part of cover normally I would have codes reset before further pursuing faults

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