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BMW Valve Cover and Spark Plug Replacement M54 Engine Part 1

Valve cover replacement procedure and spark plug replacemet procedure with tips on how to ensure a good installation. Also steps on replacing spark plugs and ignition coils.


 


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Part 1- Replacing a BMW 6-cylinder valve cover gasket
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Part 2- Replacing a BMW 6-cylinder valve cover gasket
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