Oil leak on '97 BMW 318is



I have an oil leak and I dont have any idea where its coming from. Any ideas?


You’ll have to get a little dirty to find it unless someone else looks. We can’t see it from here.

Drops or puddle? Color?

Place a large sheet of clean cardboard (open up a large box) on the ground/floor under the engine/transmission and check where the drips drop onto the cardboard. That will give you a starting point.


its actually puddles and theyre dark. im pretty sure its coming from behind the engine.


well then you do know where it’s coming from.


ok now wat do i need to do to fix it


where exactly is it coming from?


ill have to get under there and check it out but i can only do it 2morrow so ill get back to u