BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner

m57

  1. ORANGE DPF LIGHT E92 330D

    E92
    Hi Gents, just bought a 330D Coupe 2006 M57 Engine done 81k miles and I've got the DPF light on now it only comes on after about 5 miles of driving I do around 45 miles a day to and from work on the motorway. I've used a code reader and the fault isn't storing in the cars ECU I've plugged it in...
  2. E90 M57 330d idle blue smoke

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Not posted much on here, but really need some help. My car is a e90 330d 231bhp m57 engine with 154k miles Car is remapped and dpf delete, standard exhaust and EGR in place. I have an issue with blue smoke at idle and some puffs once he blue smoke is at idle. I get a little puff with...
  3. M57 tu flaps.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, hope your well. can i ask for some advice please. last week i as the parents, myself with the dads help, i went at servicing my E61 - 530d - 235bhp - 09 - M57 tu. i did the oil change. jacked up all wheels & checked for ball joint / joint wear. i was going at the air cleaner, but...
  4. BMW 330d M57 5 Speed early model

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, looking for some advice. I recently started looking for a good 330d, came across a 330d Saloon M Sport, well kept car to be honest, not much rust and interior was tidy with FSH at 100k miles. So i went and inspected anyway, two main issues, the main one being how it started up, the...
  5. BMW X5 E53? M57? Ticking

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have recently had the turbo reconditioned and I still believe cat problems, I discovered the vacuum pipe was disconnected giving me serious power problems, having reconnected this absolutely brilliant until 5minutes in the engine made some weird noises and now a ticking ! Trying to...
  6. 3.0d M57 crankshaft dampener/pulley

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Does anyone know if there are any differences in the dampener/crankshaft pulley, im trying to find the best price as cash flow is tight and mine has decided to give up the game. There seems to be varying prices from the same company for what looks like in the photo the same pulley. The car is a...
  7. E46 330D (M57 engine) alternator replacement

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My E46 330D M57 (MY2002) alternator needs to be changed (not charging the battery). I've looked here and on the internet and indeed there're lots of resources and videos on how to achieve that, but not specifically for that engine. So, is the procedure the same for all E46s ? It seems...
  8. Early m57 into e91?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've got a 2008 e91 320d sat here with no engine,it was a n47 but it is totalled so was removed and scrapped.My question is,is it possible to fit a 2002 ish m57 from a 330d in it instead?I can get one cheap with loom ecu etc.Its whether the electronics work together is my main worry
  9. early M57 core to replace late M57

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all hoping for a little help from someone with intimate knowledge of M57 engines. I am likely to purchase an early E90 330d with the M57 engine. The car has had a cam chain failure so although probably recoverable has the potential to require engine replacement. The variant of the M57 in...
  10. 2002 E53 M57 INPA analog values

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, New member here and recent new owner of an E53 X5 with the 3.0 M57 engine, a long winded post but wanted to give as much info as possible in the hope someone can help - apologies if this is posted in the wrong section :embarrassed Basically I can find lots of information on getting...
  11. E60 m57 cold start problems still

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    He guys had some glow plug issues so went all in bought 6 bosh plugs and a beru controller. Fitted all and now I'm getting all 6 plugs at fault on bmw ista d along with cold start problems. What else could be at fault? Has anybody else had simular problems with there m57?? Cheers
  12. E53 2002 3.0D M57 Pressure regulator O-ring

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all. My car wouldt start the other day, and i turns out the problem is a defect O-ring on the high pressure diesel pump, pressure regulator. It only gives me approx 100bar rail pressure when cranking. Does anyone know the specifications on this particular o-ring? the origin seems to be green...
  13. M57 water pump change

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've looked but I can't find any info on changing the water pump. Can somebody point me in the right direction to a guide or give me a few pointers as to what I should be doing and watching out for. Cheers Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  14. 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...
  15. 2000 E46 330d M57 184 Manual - radiator original manufacturer

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, About time to do the radiator on my E46 and wondering if anyone knows who originally made them? I see various options from ECP and on eBAY but given the current one has done nearly 200k, I'm inclined to go same again. Any answers to the above, or thoughts about which makes are good very...
  16. 2000 m57 engine in my 1950 chevy pickup

    E39
    No hi pressure fuel in rail low pressure all good swapped hi pressure pump with new regulator new crank sensor new temperature 4 pin sensor noid light fashes when cranking was running great turned of as normal went to restart and it cranked over but would not start towed it home found the...
  17. M57 530d 535d 35d owners - which oil you use and why?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I used to use bmw own oil 5w30, then i used castrol, and then one mechanic told me I should use Mobil F1 5w30, but thinking about it, is there any measurable or experience based reason, data, facts that leans to use specific oil over the other? I know shell has agreement with bmw to supply them...
  18. 1 valve let's the air through, the rest 5 not - Intake Manifold M57 3.0

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So basically, removing intake manifold, I vacuumed the holes making sure nothing fell there and 1 valve or hole in the intake was letting air through the other hole, and the rest 5 holes, didn't let it....and this happened twice where in the meantime, I started engine couple of times before...
  19. E92 330D M57 Injector Fun

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Wondering if anyone could shed some light on my rather confusing injector situation. So from cold, start the engine, runs very lumpy, gets slightly better after getting warm but still pretty bad! INPA! – Smooth running controller error meaning that my injectors are under / over...
  20. M57 3.0d Intake Manifold sealant questions.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, so since I still have swirl flaps in place and don't plan to removing them (i dont want to lower torque and increase consumption even by that little), my intake manifold is leaking oil and potentially some boost i assume, so without thinking about it twice, I bought gasket sealant in a...
Top