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  1. BMW 1 series Pully clicking

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Loud clicking noise coming from belt at engine, pully springs back and forth making the clicking noise.
  2. BMW 330i Auto (E92) Serpentine Belt Change Interval

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everybody, I wonder if someone could tell me what is the time interval to change the belt on a 2011 bmw 330i auto e92. Currently, the car has done approximately 85000 mile. Do I also have to change the tensioner?
  3. Timing belt issue on M40

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, I have a e36 316i M40 and did some work on it recently as i had an oil leak. I have taken timing belt, oil pan and filter housing to clean everything and change seals as well as the crackshaft seal. Everything went well but when i put it all together i noticed i had a strange noise...
  4. E60 530d - A/C Belt

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all A/C belt just snapped, it lasted longer than I expected though but I believe a few drops of engine oil accelerated its demise. Most important question : is it safe to drive without it as I really need the car atm ? I can do without A/C for a few days, no problem on this part but I just...
  5. Z3 Drivers seat belt clip tidy

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi I trust I am in the correct area for this question? I have had the the misfortune in braking the seat-belt clip tidy on the driver seat, it is on the side of the headrest. Has anyone done this or had experience of striping the leather cover from the seat to get at the mount for this blessed...
  6. E90 330D - Crankshaft Pulley (wearing?) And slack belt?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Getting ready to take it to Chemix tomorrow to hopefully see if the new hub and arms have solved the bend preventing a proper adjustment but after doing some checks I noticed that it looked like the belt was wobbling slightly, so I stopped the engine and noticed the belt seems very...
  7. Gatorback Serpentine Belt 320d 2006 E91

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am thinking of ordering a Gatorback belt to resolve a minor serpentine belt chirp, has anybody used one or any thoughts on it?
  8. BMW 318,seat belt locked up

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hello guys. I have an F30 with the safety belt locked. I did not have an accident. The car has not suffered any shock. It just stuck after the last use. I can not run it. I tried to change his position, to pull it slightly, but he does not want to get out of his support. Is there a solution to...
  9. 2003 E46 320d - fan belt/ac belt not fitting right

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    -hello all, got an interesting issue with my 320d, when i bought it few weeks ago i noticed that the ac compressor belt was missing and the main drive belt appeared to by starting to shred. just today got round to buying two new belts and found that when i have come to fit the main belt it will...
  10. Serpentine Belt Tensioner Bolt Failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, new to the forum and my first post. I have a 2007 330d M Sport Coupe and recently had the serpentine belt changed due to failure. Problem I now have is that every time I replace the belt, the tensioner bolt fails. It's a new tensioner so can't work out why. Any help please.
  11. 2010 E91 320d Drive Belt - which power steering

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I have multiple issues with my E91 320d at the of which is intermittent power steering issues and a massively annoying squeak from the front. Leading me to think a drive belt replacement is in order. Having looked around I can see there are two options, one for electric...
  12. Seat Belt Covers

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a E46 320d 2002 Touring. The covering of the upper seat belt covers is coming away and I want to glue back on. How do I remove them please
  13. Aux belt pulley whine e91 320d m47 engine

    General BMW Discussions
    Got an annoying pulley whine on my e91. More noticeable in when revving it up, don’t really notice it on idle. It’s the older m47 engine. Is there a common pulley that goes first on these engines? Idler? Alternator? Crank pulley etc?
  14. E90 330D belt pulley failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've just had the top belt pulley break away on the front of the engine on my 2007 E90 330D. It's done 87k miles. With no other damage to anything else including the belt, what would it roughly cost to get this repaired in the UK including labour? I thought this would be quite a quick...
  15. 2008 e91 n47 possible drive belt problems

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi can any body help i have just replaced the bottom crankshaft pully. I am now getting a belt vibration noise which is showing itself mainley on tick over tried replacing drive belt water pump but to no avail. it also has a new pully tensioner and both idler pullys have been renewed can anybody...
  16. West Sussex garage recommentation for N47 timing belt

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I've got a 2011 e91 with a noisy timing belt, looking for garage recommendations somewhere around Horsham/Haywards Heath/Brighton/Worthing. As it's a bigger job I'd prefer a garage that sees a few of these. Thanks
  17. E46 (M57) vibration damper/crankshaft pulley locking tool

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I own 2004/01 BMW E46 330d Touring Automatic, Engine (BMW M57D30TU), found that my vibration damper/crankshaft pulley was wobbling decided time to replace it, after checking out forums im none the wiser, seems almost impossible jobby! I know there has been many discussions on this but I am not...
  18. Seat belt assist

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys new to the forum so forgive if it's been asked a 100 times but Iv having trouble with the seat belt assist on my E92. Passenger side doesn't come out of the housing but I can hear the motor working. Question 1 is whay could it be? Question 2 if I remove the fuse to disable it will it...
  19. Crankshaft pulley and belt + torque specs

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Going to be changing crankshaft pulley and belt Is febi the oem pulley? What belt is recommended? I have a dayco but heard a lot bad things What torque specs are needed for the bolt when putting back together? Cheers
  20. 330d serpentine belt.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, Pulling my hair out here trying to find a diagram for the routing of my serpentine belt on my 2001 330d sport. The original broke so i have no idea how it ran round the SEVEN pulleys. Theres loads of pics on the net but none of mine. It goes around the waterpump. crank. pas...