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  1. New diff seals leaking!!!?

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Recently did some work to my diff including replacing the halfshaft/output seals. After a while I noticed they were both leaking but I can't figure out why. When installing them I used a bit of diff oil as lube and just slowly hammered them into place with a mallet and blunt piece of metal. Only...
  2. FS: Besian Systems Double Vanos Seals Repair Kit

    Engine & Performance
    I purchased this kit new from Besian for $65 a few months ago with the intention of rebuilding my VANOS system. Discovered that it wasn't necessary so now I'm selling. Kit is brand new, only took it out of the packaging for pictures. Asking $50 shipped
  3. Need help identifying seal

    General E46 Forum
    I found this seal/cover after removing the transmission cover. Where does it go?
  4. 2007 328i E90. Oil leak around the Eccentric Shaft Sensor

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    Hi folks, 2007 BMW 328i N52 I have a small oil leaking from the eccentric shaft sensor. Can I change the seal (BMW ref 11 12 7 559 699), without removing the valve cover ? Thanks, Dan
  5. Front axle replacement tips

    E46 Xi Forum
    I haven't posted very much, and I just busted out my passenger side cv axle, and thought i would post a couple of tips to completing the job. It was my first time replacing an axle on an e46, but it was pretty straightforward. A couple of things that I learned while doing it: 1. Make sure you...
  6. HELP! Window seal passenger side

    General E46 Forum
    Hi lads, Iv a problem with the window seal on the passenger side of my bimmer E46 coupe (02). The seal that connects to the door panel near the handle of the door is torn. So when you open the door and your looking at the seal its ripped. Water is getting into the door panel because of this...
  7. Does my e46 316i se even have a Vanos?

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 BMW e45 316i SE - it has the stuttering at under 2k revs, which nearly everyone tells me is a problem with the vanos seal/s. I called up BMW to get the vanos seals, they said there was only 1 for my model of car, which confused me a bit, so I had a search online and there is no...
  8. Overfilled the Rear Diff. Now leaking

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I recently changed the rear diff fluid on my 2002 325Xi. When I changed it I didn't have the car level so I'm pretty sure that I overfilled it. Now I'm getting a leak from the Pinion Seal area. I'm not sure if my overfilling did this, and if it will stop when the fluid level gets back to normal...
  9. FS: Black edge protectors/ door seals COUPE

    I have both front and rear edge protectors in black for a coupe. These are the rubber door seals on the body with the felt on them. These are the ones that typically come apart and hang down across the window/door. Front pair-$200 shipped in U.S. Rears (small window) $100 shipped in U.S
  10. Cant find part # for OUTTER fuel pump/Tank seal.. Please help

    General E46 Forum
    Ok.. the retarded mechanic that changed my fuel pump a couple days ago, MANGLED my OUTTER fuel pump seal.. not the flimsy rubber one that goes around the pump itself, but the harder one that surrounds the hole to the gas tank.. The guy must have thought that, that ring had to come out too and...
  11. Vanos: repair or replace

    General E46 Forum
    For those with a lot of 323 experience, I've got a bit of a dilemma. The shop where I've been taking my car since I bought it is recommending vanos seal replacement. I'm sitting at 151,000 miles. Their estimate is a bit over $500. I called another shop just to compare pricing for the job and...
  12. vanos seals - 318ci (2001) No pull at lower revs?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I think i've got this in the right place but please correct me if i dont! Ive been reading up on vanos seals on the e46 - Re Loss of power when at low revs and moving off, then a sudden burst of power around 3k rpm. I am experiencing this on my 2001 318ci Coupe, (143 bhp) but most of...
  13. Wind Noise, Window too High?

    General E46 Forum
    Got my first E46 a few months ago and just started to experience extreme wind noise from the driver side window (This is a sedan, not a coupe). I figured out why: When I roll the window all the way up, it presses against the seal at the top of the door in such a way that it pushes the glass and...
  14. Need help with windshield seal

    General E46 Forum
    I have tried to search this, but I don't really know what to search. I don't know what this part is called, so that's what I need help with. Here's my description... It's the grey piece of plastic that is underneath the wiper arms. It seals the bottom of the windshield, and drains the water...
  15. Not your average oil leak!!!

    General E46 Forum
    Ok, before all the community shoot me down in flames I have searched and I can only see oil leaks relating to the oil filters and the housing/ gaskets or the sump plug gasket. Mine is non of the above mentioned. :eek: I did a 400mile drive a few days ago and when I pulled back on the drive and...
  16. Any tips to re-attach Radio/CD Player On/Off/Volume button.

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All, Somebody who borrowed my car "accidently" knocked the Radio/CD Player On/Off button off.:yikes: Are there any easy tips on how to re-attach? The actual rubber knob you twist has a rubber seal around the back of it with 3 lugs. You have to stretch the rubber seal to get it over the...