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Possibly transmission fluid (archive)

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Posted by Rich 1990 750iL on October 10, 2001 at 10:52:48:

In Reply to: help! posted by 1988 735i 150k on October 10, 2001 at 10:40:57:

Have you added any recently? Aslo check the trans. cooling lines which run from the transmission to the radiator. You could have a leak or loose fitting there.


there is smoke coming from the engine compartment and i safely assume an oil leak is dripping onto the hot exhaust. i checked under the hood and the smoke seems to be at the back of the engine near the firewall.

Can someone please tell me wht to expect in terms of cost in a worst case scenario. I am not a techhie at all and have no idea what to expect, just doing my research before heading to the shop.

TIA





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