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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2020, 10:57 AM
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Posted By LeverThis
If the connection mechanism that secures the...

If the connection mechanism that secures the trans cooler line has been damaged, then it may not stay secured long term. If the line is kinked from the impact that might be another concern. Inspect...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 11:44 AM
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Posted By LeverThis
+1, for possible source of oil leak, check also...

+1, for possible source of oil leak, check also the exhaust cam position sensor and even the exhaust vanos solenoid for signs of damage / leaking. It's a long shot but the are in the "path" of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2020, 11:28 AM
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Posted By LeverThis
How is your oil level? One thing you might try...

How is your oil level? One thing you might try is cleaning things up, run it for just a little bit (assuming you are not low on oil), shut it down and look for the leak. If everything is dirty its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 03:36 PM
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Posted By LeverThis
Always good to double check the last thing took...

Always good to double check the last thing took apart when you have new issues after reassembly. A misaligned belt is possible, especially on the grooved pulleys ... you could be off by a rib on one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By LeverThis
+1, need to investigate. Squeals can be a bad...

+1, need to investigate. Squeals can be a bad pulley, and a belt can start burning if it rubs against something instead of rolling with it. Smoke from where?

RRRM8E, I don't recall ever doing a...
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