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  1. E46 General
    Hello, does anybody know if you have to retime your engine when you remove the timing components from a m52tu? I did a head gasket job and removed the timing components to pull the head but locked the camshafts so they wouldn’t move. I zip tied the 2 sprockets connected to the chain that moves...
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    Hi, I had a question regarding the noise coming from the timing chain are mainly the top where the second upper timing chain tensioner is. I will include a video of the noise before all my upgrades and how it is currently. For reference I have done the vanos anti rattle kit from ecs and...
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    So just yesterday, i was letting the car idle, when all of a sudden there’s this clanking clattering noise. I go over, try to see what’s up, turn off the car, etc. When i started the car next, the noise was gone. Since then, it’s become a nonstop noise that goes away depending on how high the...
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    Hi everyone, New to the site, however not to cars. I've been having an issue with a rattle, So I purchased the beisan vanos rattle repair and seal kit, in addition to everything needed for the job. Also bought a DISA rebuild kit from German Auto Solutions. Well yesterday, I rebuilt the DISA...
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    Hello I own a 2004 318 Ci which has 96k on the clock. I am not having a good year with the car. It is starting to cost a lot of money in repairs. Recently there is a clicking sound in the engine. Its not easy to describe but imagine a plastic fan rotating in a housing, now imagine one of the...
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    Hey guys. So I bought a 2000 BMW 318ci with the M43B19 (M43TU) engine. It's the 1.9 single cam engine. I got the car really really cheap and I was going to part it out but it really is too nice. I bought new gaskets, oil, plugs and all that and did a head gasket job. The car now runs. All dash...
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    heres the story, got timing chain changed, turned her over, started, ran well until started to drive, then went into limp mode, temp normal, red oil light came on, checked oil cap..very milky. left it till another day, turned her over...no compression ?? it turns over as if its trying to start...
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    Hi. I have a 2007 320D and I took it to BMW as it overheated. The orange temperature light came on but it didn't go red. I didn't drive the car and had a tow truck take it to BMW. They say there was a product recall on the timing chain and stripped the engine. The say the head was fine according...
  9. E46 General
    hello, im from germany and need help from you guys. sorry for my bad english this is my first membership in an english community. i had to reset my m54 cylinder head gasket. no my problem is to time the values this is about 2 rounds again on top of cylinder 1 an this after about 20 rounds...
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    My wife and I are considering buying this 1999 323i from a local mechanic who acquired it from his customer when the rear differential cracked. He replaced the broken part but has not done any other work on it. The vehicle has 161k miles, and a cursory inspection does not show anything else...
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    Hello, here is the you tube video broken link below of the noise that it is making. hxxp(dot)(dot)// www(dot)youtube(dot)com/watch?=f_tnQRQt6BI I recently bought a 04 BMW E46 330i with 92,000 miles and the sport package from a little car lot. It sounded alright when we got it but then it...
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