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  1. E39 535i problem - possibly water cooled generator

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, My beloved E39 535i has finally gone flaky on me after 4 good years. Anyone know the reliability of the water-cooled generators on these M62 motors? AFAICT there's a bit of a graunching noise coming from that vicinity on the motor. I have no error codes other than a temperature warning for...
  2. N62 engine -Removing water cooled alternator bracket.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    If your 745i is over 80,000 miles or 10 years old the rubber gasket behind the alternator will be rock hard which causes the mystery oil leaks on the left of the engine. After reading various reports about unnecessarily lowering the subframe and removing wheelarch liners I thought it may be...
  3. Cooled seats on E61

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have the cooled seats option in my E61(Pre LCi) and have the got a CiC fitted, in the options (Climate) i have the ability to change the heat distribution on the heated seats but no options at all for the cooled, i was hoping someone with a LCi with cooled seats could confirm weather i...
  4. Water cooled alternators "The Knock"-Repairs

    General BMW Discussions
    I couldn't find much online about my alternator. In my 02 745i the alternator started knocking like mad. It sounds like your fan is catching on something (if you hear that noise and the fan isn't catching put your hand on the alternator, you'll feel if it's the culprit!) I took mine off (easy...
  5. 2002 E65 745i - Anyone had success getting a water cooled alt refurbed???

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    My alternator on my 02 745i packed up. It was still actually working but the bearings inside have broken up so it was knocking like a sludger:eek Took it off and took it to get rubuilt only for the guy to tell me next day that, according to Bosch, there's no replaceable parts and a new unit is...
  6. wanted..2002 e65 745i water cooled alternator

    Quarry Motors - BMW Specialists
    As title??? Thanks
  7. 1995 E36 318ti - Starting issues from cold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all im having a problem from starting my e36 from cold it start first time then try to cut out within half mile then drive great iv changed plugs and check hose and all look fine (it like a choke problem):mad