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  1. E46 General
    When my car is started cold, it makes a weird high pitched noise - I can't decide if it's a whistle or a mechanical squeal. I read lots of threads describing similar issues and it seems most are either caused by pulley bearings or vacuum leaks. Armed with that knowledge I had another look and...
  2. E46 M3
    I Like the sunset yellow but i havent found a review for this?
  3. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Just noticed today in the rain that my 330xi with 80,000mi started making some squealing noises in the rain. Looking closer it sounds like I have some belts and pulleys to replace. As someone who has done brakes and some light wrenching is this something I can tackle in an afternoon myself...
  4. E46 General
    Just joined the forum. Welcome. I purchased my first BMW a couple of weeks ago with careful research knowing full well what I was getting myself into. So far so good. One problem I noticed before I bought it was notice the ac belt was shreading. I pointed it out to the seller for more discount...
  5. E46 General
    Not bad at all! I was actually expecting sludge for a car that's almost a decade old, but I'm impressed what proper maintenance can do! I just wanted to give thanks for everyone out there that contributes to this forum, you guys make jobs like this a breeze and really make these cars as...
  6. E46 General
    I was just driving home and I started hearing a weird noise, pulled into my driveway and popped the hood. This is what I am hearing, any help would be much appreciated! Sounds like it's coming from right under the oil filter housing. Also, no SES lights or anything came up, car felt fine driving...
  7. E46 General
    Hey guys, Need some help again. :banghead: Noticed a squealing noise coming from the front of the engine. As of now, I think its the Idler pulley, but any input from you guys would be GREAT! I am ready to order the parts and DIY before the weather gets too cold here. Just need some assurance as...
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