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I want to clean the engine in a 2000 bmw 528i to see where it is leaking oil. Can I just use a water hose and engine cleaner to clean the engine and should the car be running. I also have a small pressure washer can I use this. I dont want to cause more problems??

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yes you can wash the engine but keep away from the pressure washers. the car should be running when you are washing it, you'll need an engine de-greaser the water alone will not remove the oil. spray some WD40 around the engine when you have finished and be sure to take it for a dive to dry the water off.

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