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  1. 2006 E60 525d M57N

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Quick question - just done a code test with my Peake code reader and got the 'known' glow plug error (on my long list of things to fix) but also got a code '54' Done a reference check and it comes back as secondary air pump final stage?? Does anyone know what this would look like on the M57N...
  2. 2006 E53 X5 3.0d M57N Turbo

    General BMW Discussions
    2006 E53 X5 3.0d M57N Turbo Can someone please tell me what the OEM part number is for the M57N Turbo. the car is plated 8/2006 and the VIN is LY97554, I believe that the current turbo seals are worn and when the turbo "spins up" there is a cloud of black smoke out the exhaust, which stops as...
  3. 2003 E46 330D (M57N) - compression test results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All I posted recently about black smoke, loss of power, and INPA selective mass adjustment showing cylinders 5&6 over fuelling - I suspected a valve problem. Not so sure about that now. I did a compression test on a cold engine, but unfortunately snapped the no.4 glow plug. No problem...
  4. e46 330d M57N build finished - need remap help and advice

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, I've finally finished building my e46 diesel touring! Its a 2002 year car that I've owned for about 6 years. Earlier this year I decided that it was far too reliable and started taking it apart for upgrades... (plus my other halfs 335d is much quicker, so couldn't be having that). I'm...
  5. 530d e60 M57N

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My alternator mounting top brackets broke; how difficult aseblief job is this to attempt myself?
  6. M57 engine block repair

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello, ive bought a cheap e53 with totaled engine so i was searching for a used engine. I stumbled across one with low milage that has been in a car accident, the price is like 1/3 of a used one with double the milage. BUT it has some block damage, can this be repaired? Ive been thinking that if...
  7. E46 330CD M57N engine problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, Lately my 330CD has been playing games on me, from time to time it seems I don"t have turbo anymore, the engine just accelerates much slower (2nd and 3rd gear) and in a very linear way, then on the next acceleration everything will work fine.... I also have some very short engine...
  8. M57N cylinder head on M57

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hey guys.. The head is from m57n. All complete engine. I've heard that you can use the cylinder head on m57 184hp one. U'll need to use m57n chain kit and tensioner etc. How true is that ? Already have mapped it to 185kw (246hp) from the engine, Smf conversion and a 3" exhaust. Some...
  9. 2003 E46 330d M57N (vacuum actuated turbo) - solved - power loss below 3000RPM

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone Just thought I'd share my experience on this: Over a period of several days, the car started to lose torque and power in the lower revs. I had to change down to 2nd gear to get up a hill near my house. It used to have no problem going up in 3rd. Above 3500rpm it seemed fine...
  10. E60 M57n Injector Leak, burning off the diesel? white smoke

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    E60 M57n Hybrid Turbo - Smoking, Oil going into zorst! Grrrrrrrrrrr Long story short, I was flipping out me turbo and doing the work top down so had take injectors out..but when refitted, i fitted the clamps on wrong way - It never fired and understandably leaked fuel One of the injector Ts...
  11. Diesel Oil Catch Cans (M57N

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    New to this, but if i wanted to plumb one in on a 530d m57n engine, where would i tap my inlet and outlet hoses too?
  12. M57n engine in latter m57n2 530d

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys. Does anyone know will an m57n from early e60 530d work in later model e60 530d with m57n2.i know the m57n has older type bosh injection system and m57n2 has piezo. I have a perfect m57n, will this bare long block work with the piezo injectors and pump bolted on? Or could I use the m57n...
  13. Wanted: 2003 e46 330d m57n air con pump

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    Hey guys, Currently looking for a replacement air con pump as mine has a noisy bearing. Anyone got one for sale? Also do they vary in model? My serial number according to realoem is (64526915388) Thanks
  14. 330d M57N rough running below 2000 rpm

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All Wondering if anyone could shed some light on my 330d problems - I don't have any experience diagnosing diesel/injection/fuelling issues and would really appreciate a few pointers. Was half way through my regular 170 mile autobahn commute the other day when I felt the car hesitate in...
  15. 330d M57N Tuning - Thoughts Requested

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon chaps, I have a 2003 (53) 330d 204bhp Touring. As we speak the car is at my local BMW indpendant performance specialist undergoing a remap amongst other things - Swirl Flap delete, Allard EGR delete, Ecotune De-Cat install. I've, like many, spent several hours trawling through...
  16. Smoky 330d (M57N)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Evening chaps, I'm after a little advice/guidance if possible? I purchased a mid year 2003 330d touring and so far it's been great, however, one thing that has been niggling me is how much smoke it chucks out the back on medium-hard acceleration. I'm not expecting it to be squeaky clean like...
  17. M57N Pistons, Anybody have some?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I am in need of some M47N Pistons if anybody happens to have any. I'm doing an engine rebuild and I'm in need of four. Any Help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks :@)
  18. E60 530d m57n replacement engine pls help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi ive had to have a replacement engine due to low compression on 2 cylinders. I have received new engine but with no fuel pump and the chain just left loose dangaling! Wont this be a problem when i come to fit my pump off old engine? Not exactly sure how they fit so is the chain under tension...
  19. Location of Glow Plug Controller on E46 330CD M57N

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I'm hoping someone can provide me with a detailed position for the glow plug controller on these cars. I've read that on some E46's it's underneath the inlet manifold, while on others access is from below in the area around the forward end of the gearbox. I've had the manifold off several...
  20. 535d M57N (07) @ 182000 Miles (inspired by previous posts)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Just seen a thread on a 520d/N47 and made me curious, I've changed the following on my 535d so far and was wondering what people might recommend given the milage: - Main Thermostat - EGR Thermostat - Injector, Cylinder 4 - All 6 glow plugs (still reports issue on 1 , probably need to...