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1987 318i My bmw is pumping oil out around the distributor, quite alot. any suggestions, it is the old e10 motor. car is running fine, not overheating

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Just a suggestion...try tightening the hold-down bolt and see if the leak stops!!!

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Well the distributor may have a small crack in it.
Or the rubber o ring went bad.
either way the distributor has to come out in order to inspect.

take the cap off and mark which way the rotor is pointing in order to put distributor back the same way. white out works the best here

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