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      12-06-2010, 01:24 PM   #1
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Head Gasket????





After cleaning without having started the engine.






nothing in the oil filter:





Water and oil temperature is good!
No oil in water....

135i ,23600 MILES
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      12-06-2010, 02:21 PM   #2
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I had same on my previous cars. Your gasket is fine. This is just condensate, during winter time, going short trips. You will see it will be ok in summer. Do longer trips and you will see it will disappear.
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      12-06-2010, 02:57 PM   #3
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No, I don't think that is your Head Gasket. Looks just like normal water condensation on your oil filler cap. Just one more reason for more frequent oil changes IF you ask me.

Btw... how long was your oil left in there? How long do you drive your car/dailey? I bet you do a lot of short drives. This would account for the condensation on the oil filler cap.

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      12-07-2010, 12:59 PM   #4
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yes a lot of short drives.
i must change my oil. it's a year ago it has not been changed.
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      12-09-2010, 01:06 PM   #5
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I did 15 miles today's driving fast. I have almost nothing on the cap.
the temperatures are very stable.
oil: 230 F maxi
water: 205F maxi
exterior temperature: 37 F
If it was a head gasket. Traces remain present in the hot oil cap?
I await the receipt of my new oil to check the oil.
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      12-09-2010, 02:59 PM   #6
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I did 15 miles today's driving fast. I have almost nothing on the cap.
the temperatures are very stable.
oil: 230 F maxi
water: 205F maxi
exterior temperature: 37 F
If it was a head gasket. Traces remain present in the hot oil cap?
I await the receipt of my new oil to check the oil.
How you can see what is your water temp?

I'ts realy not a head gasket believe me...
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      12-09-2010, 03:40 PM   #7
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In my iPhone with plx wifi.
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      12-09-2010, 03:53 PM   #8
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In my iPhone with plx wifi.
Sorry for this Q but "PLX" what is it?
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Oh my that is to much for me.... But it's cool I can say
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The gadget is cool, the salesgirl even better
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