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Old Tue, Nov-15-2011, 05:00:43 PM   #164
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Lightbulb Re: Saved a couple of M3s from certain death! (vanos failure - lots of pics!)

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Originally Posted by quiksilver m3 View Post
WTF this is like very bad considering that so far we are only talking about a large number just in the general S.D. area. Imagine what it will be like when others start chiming in all over the US.
I imagine that the reason this issue isn't more widely reported is that mechanics are simply not inspecting exhaust hubs for damage. On the other hand, the OP is doing this inspection anytime the valve cover is removed.

It's scary to speculate how many broken exhaust hubs there must be out there!
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