BMW F10 530d N57 – Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement

This is one of the most common causes for oil/coolant leaks for the 530d 535d and all the other cars that have the N57 engine. Time to fix it.

Hi, I am Bogdan and I invite you to take a look at how you can replace the BMW N57 Engine Oil Filter Housing Gasket.

What are the symptoms of a problematic oil filter housing gasket?

  • loss of coolant
  • loss of oil
  • you might see the engine bay dirty/humid
  • the fluids will tend to accumulate in the undertray linings
  • can give the impression that the oil sensor or sump gasket are leaking

Why does the BMW N57 Oil Filter Gasket fail?

  • rubber parts tend fail the older they get
  • cold/hot/cold cycles contribute to the rubber loosing its properties
  • the rubber gets plastichy

What parts, tools, products did we use?

What is the BMW recommended torque value for the Oil Filter Housing Bolts?

BMW recommends tightening the 5x13mm at 20Nm.

Now take a look at our video for more insight.