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TOO MUCH OIL

1994 BMW 740

Engine Mechanical problem
1994 BMW 740 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 145000 miles

I bought this car from a guy not taking very good care of it, among the major problems with the car the engine was stalling. When it was cold it would stall a lot, in warmer weather only a little. I pulled all the sparkplugs and out of the eight of them the left four were good the right for had the two towards the front were clean next one down had a little oil and the left rear plug was cased in oil, top to bottom. The car runs great after it warms up though, and I know that an o2 sensor is broken. The car idles at about 500-600 rpms but if it drops below 300 it stalls out. What could be the problem?
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Minimech
May 17, 2008.



Replace the broken O2 sensor and the valve cover gaskets. The rear plate on the intake manifold should be replaced too. There are also two profile gaskets that need replacement.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/87023_STFU_File_4.jpg


Dr. Hagerty
May 17, 2008.
The part#s are 11-61-7-501-562, 11-61-1-433-328 and 11-61-1-729-727 the picture is a little hard to see

Dr. Hagerty
May 17, 2008.