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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all just need some advise on the sumps that are available for the n53 engine, there seems to be two variants manual and automatic sumps, the problem I've got is I'm in need of a new engine and my cars got a manual box. I purchased a used engine in the past but it came with an auto box so I...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all just need some advise on the sumps that are available for the n53 engine, there seems to be two variants manual and automatic sumps, the problem I've got is I'm in need of a new engine and my cars got a manual box. I purchased a used engine in the past but it came with an auto box so I...
  3. Introductions
    Hi am new to forums, I am trying to find a Manual that covers my E46 with N46B20 engine as I want to replace the gasket on the oil sump which looks to be leaking. any one recommend the correct book. cheers, JohnD1
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I had to remove the sump because it was leaking and the new MOT rules are that they only allow a certain amount of oil leak. I did replace the seal/gasket on the oil filter housing which was also leaking. No parts diagram showed there were an additional 3, Torx bolts (~60mm long) that were...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm trying to remove the oil pan sensor from my 316i. After removing the 3 nuts, the sensor moves on one of three protruding bolts that are attached to the sump. However, with the other two, if I try to pull the sensor off, the bolts move/bend as well. I reckon if I apply too much pressure, I'll...
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    Hello, Im after a sump if anybody has one or knows of an engine breaking Just gone to change the oil on my E46 and the previous owner has bloody welded the plug in!!! :mad
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, i need a new sump pan for a 2007 320i - anybody know any cheap sites as a new one is far too expensive and they don't seem to have any on ebay thanks
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys Has anyone had any issues with the sump plug thread being stripped? What would be a solution apart from changing the sump? Also what would be a reasonable cost of changing the sump if anyone has had aby experience with an issue like this? Thank you Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys. Have a leak just started on my car. Got it up off the floor in the garage, gave it a good clean up and out for a drive. When i got it back into the garage sure enough leaking from the sump gasket. After reading through serveral online forums im at a loss..... most seem to be American...
  10. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello . I want to put an E36 318i 8valve engine on a e30.I already know that i must change the sump ,but which one should i put on , i know its an easy qouestion for most of you but i realy would like some help .Thank you.
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    At the weekend someone advised the leak I recently acquired is coming from the oil sump, Bell housing, for now I have thrown in a can of Wynns stop engine leak (let us not argue over that though, I was aware some people are highly critical of this product, which I will replace the oil with once...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, so i've been searching for an oil leak for few weeks and im now sure that the oil sump gasket is leaking , maybe the oil filter housing too a tiny bit. Well im the type of person who likes to work on his own cars but i dont really feel confident changing the gasket on my own i dont even...
  13. EuroCarParts.com Section
    Gold Plug manufactures Magnetic Sump Drain Plugs of the highest quality. Constructed from a 303 Stainless Steel body that houses the strongest, highest temperature, N45SH Neodymium magnet available. The magnet is secured in place with a proprietary 2 step process and will never come out...
  14. EuroCarParts.com Section
    Constructed from a 303 Stainless Steel body that houses the strongest, highest temperature, N45SH Neodymium magnet available. The magnet is secured in place with a proprietary 2 step process and will never come out. Advancements in technology and materials means Gold Plug is continually...
  15. EuroCarParts.com Section
    Gold Plug manufactures Magnetic Sump Drain Plugs of the highest quality. Constructed from a 303 Stainless Steel body that houses the strongest, highest temperature, N45SH Neodymium magnet available. The magnet is secured in place with a proprietary 2 step process and will never come out...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I know I should change the sump but if I can avoid it for speed and convenience then I will. I will obviously change inlet and exhaust manifolds. So ha anyone dropped one in and found it fouled and had to pull it out and change it or alternatively dropped one in and got away with it? Just...
  17. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hello, Does anyone know where the sump plug location is for the BMW 320D E90 2009. I am looking to changing the engine oil by myself but just want to be sure of the correct screw to remove to drain the oil. As for the oil I purchased Castrol Magnatec 5W-40 C3 Fully Synthetic Car Engine Oil...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    CAR: E46/N42 316i 1.8 Petrol 2004 My car has failed an NCT (MOT) because of an oil leak. I've already fixed one leak coming from a solenoid but this one is coming from where the dipstick enters the sump. I've attached a photo showing where the oil is seeping out. After some googling it...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Peeps, Title should have read "Sump removal, Help" Got a problem with the new engine I fitted. My sump plug seemed to need a little tighten as there is an oil drip coming from the sump plug. As I fitted a new sealing washer to the original sump plug I thought all was well. After noticing the...
  20. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi im wondering do i need to remove the ENTIRE sump to adjust the chain or tighten the oil pump bolts or can i just remove the lower section. The reason i ask its its a lot of hours work to remove the full sump. Regards
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