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I changed the valve cover gasket on my 2007 750li....i just

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i changed the valve cover gasket on my 2007 750li....i just got done and the left side still has a small leak cant see it from up top....but it is dripping on to the exhaust causing it to smoke....cant locate the leak and still seeing smoke on the exhaust.....can you please help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the side that the raditior reserve is located the right side
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
what kind of help is it that you would like with this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It won't leak when it's running when I shut it off it leaks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tighten all the bolts....can't understand when I shut off it leaks
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hello there,

It doesn't necessarily leak with the engine running at idle because of the strong vacuum on the PCV system.

You need to take the cover off again, you have more than likely dislodged the gasket on assembly.

You'll more than likely need another new gasket.