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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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I have found a 2001 BMW X5 for sale, very tidy with lots of

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I have found a 2001 BMW X5 for sale, very tidy with lots of extras
The problem is the owner said it has an oil leak from the, most of this is jargon to me, main imput to gear box, it has a leak that he has to keep topping up with oil. He said the piece is around 300quid to buy and then it would need to be replaced. he is selling it for 2,600 in euro.
Does this model have a history of this kind of fault?
how costly is it to fix at a reputable garage
Many thanks in advance for your advice
Julie Orrell
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Robert replied 1 year ago.


Is he refering to having to top the gearbox off with oil or the engine oil frequently?

How bad is this leak currently?