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  1. E46 General
    I installed a Meyle fan clutch along with a new blade last week and it is already defective. Symptoms include high, rough idle, clutch stuck engaged after car becomes hot enough, Loud whining on acceleration. These vids are exactly what I have. Ordered a BEHR today, hopefully it lasts until...
  2. Driveline
    I did a full refresh on my 2005 325xi a couple years ago. I purchased all of the parts I would need, but when I got in there, I found the previous owner had already put in a new fan clutch, so I did not use the new one I purchased. I moved a couple of times and it got shoved into a box of...
  3. E46 General
    When i replaced my water pump my fan clutch would not come loose of the whole water pump i ended up deciding to replace the fan clutch. i bought an after market one on amazon, awful choice if anybody is thinking about buying a non oem DO NOT extremely noisy makes my car sound like a truck...
  4. E46 General
    Hello So a while back I did some work on a fuel pump and needed to reset the codes. By accident (not knowing) I reset the codes while the car was on or had was in the ignition position. Afterwards I read I shouldn't have done that. Immediately after I noticed a whirring noise from the fan like...
  5. E46 General
    When looking for a fan for the mechanical to electric fan conversion, I wasn't able to find anything about the Cool Xpert fan. So I decided to take some picture and post them here. The fan is made by Cool Xpert, and is a replacement for BMW part # 17117561757. Unfortunately, I still don't have...
  6. E46 General
    Hi All, Car: 2004 330CI / 125K miles. Recently my water pump blew out and the car began to over heat but NEVER reached the red mark. A mechanic fixed the pump and two days later my car over heated again this time reaching the red zone for a second before i turned the vehicle off. Had the car...
  7. E46 General
    Yesterday my cooling pump ceased up randomly and ripped apart most of the plastic components in the engine compartment due to the serpentine belt snapping off and destroying the cooling fan and the fan shroud and causing the cooling fan to cease as well. Has anyone else ever had to deal with...
  8. E46 General
    Hi guys this is the first thread I open I hope its on the right section I've been reading your forums since a while and I have solve some problems thanks to all of you now I need to post My situation. I found out that my fan clutch was weak and no air was pushed trough it and an annoying...
  9. E46 General
    I’m experiencing multiple problems with my 2004 325I and I would like to get some opinions before taking it to the shop. Sorry for the long post. Problem 1: I have seen similar symptoms on in the forum but always with manuals and not automatics. While cruising at highway speeds, if I...
  10. E46 M3
    HELP!!!!! I have a 2005 M3 Cabrio SMG with the all of the basic Turner Motorsports mods (intake, exhaust, pulleys, Shark programmer, Bilstien suspension, brakes, adjustable camber plates, etc.). It is my daily driver and I track it when I can. I have a problem with the temperature going up...
  11. E46 General
    My original fan clutch was frozen, so I replaced it with a garbage one I got on ebay, mistake. Within two weeks this one was frozen too. I ran some codes and saw that my thermostat was stuck open so I replaced the thermostat and the fan clutch with one I got from TMS. Its been so long since...
  12. E46 General
    So I have a 2002 325 with 270K on it. Yes, 270. It's held up remarkably well, as I've never experienced any major issues, and I think I'm really sold on BMW as my next car. But there have been some minor ones... Recently, I noticed an abnormal sound coming from the engine area, and thought I...
  13. E46 General
    I took my car into the shop recently to replace a (very) leaky coolant expansion tank (Yes, I know this is an easy DIY, but unfortunately my current living situation does not have adequate space mpr light to preform any sort of maintenance). While they had the fan removed to replace the tank, I...
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