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  1. M47 320d aux belt and tensioners

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am looking to change the following and was wondering if there are any special instructions for example lining things up in a certain position or do they only go on one way? Serpentine belt Alternator pulley Tensioner pulley Deflection pulley I believe the power steering belt needs to be...
  2. 2001/12 320i - Hydraulic Tensioners?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was sure my tensioners were mechanical. However, I was watching a video of 50sKid (great YouTube content and tutorials on E46s) and he made mention of the difference between the mechanical and hydraulic tensioners. The way he described the hydraulic tensioners made mine sound like they were. I...
  3. N47, just changed all chains, guides, tensioners, now doesn't start

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    [fixed] N47, just changed all chains, guides, tensioners, now doesn't start Hello, all went very smooth, removed everything as ista+ told me to, used proper locking and timing tools, again as ista+ said. Installed everything back. Harness, injectors, transmission installed with proper torque. I...
  4. Water pump and drive belt tensioners

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all, I bought my first BMW recently (woop!) and the forums have been useful ever since, so thought it was time I registered. First questions. I have a 2002 E46 318i saloon. Going to be doing some repairs due to some very loud and high pitched whirring / turbo sounding noises at anything...
  5. e92/93 seat belt tensioners

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    hi anyone know if e92/93 front seat belt tensioners are same as e90/91.cheers
  6. Increased emissions light/ airbag seat belt tensioners.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, fairly new to this forum but I have a couple of issues with my bmw 320d 2006. The car itself is great but since I have had it I have both the engine management light on (stating increases emissions as the fault) and the airbag/seatbelt warning light on. I have had the car plugged in and...
  7. M Sport 3 Series Convertible 2008 E93 frayed tensioners

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just noticed the tensioners on the roof are now fraying revealing a white cable underneath. Roof still works beautifully.But worried these cables will snap.Can these be easily replaced, either by Bmw or privately and what is approx cost.
  8. E36 318 iw coupe pre tensioners

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Does anyone have the correct resistance readiing when testing pre tensioners both mine read 1.4 not sure if this is enough cheers
  9. Annoying squeal after replacing belts and tensioners , 318i m43 1999

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all! I'm looking for some advice.......I have a 318i 1999 V reg with m43 engine. I replaced both my tensioners with INA ones and both belts with contitech ones but I still have a squeal. It squeals at idle and low revs and cruising in gear. I checked with a hose to my ear today and it seemed...
  10. E36 'vert need roof tensioners doing

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, e36 Vert owner, dont really want to do the DIY repair on tensioners, is there anyone in the Swindon area who could do or recommend anyone who could do the job, I am scared of making the roof fubar'd Thanks Rich.
  11. E46 320d rattling at idle while cold with heater on - after new belt tensioners

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I've searched around a bit looking for a clue about the noise coming from under the bonnet of my 320d. Since getting the drive belt tensioners changed I've been getting a rattling sound that sounds a bit like a pneumatic drill/angry woodpecker when the engine is cold and idle. It only...
  12. any tips for mechanical tensioners?

    General BMW Discussions
    hi i'm having a nightmare trying to fit the idler pulley ( the one bolted next to the top alternator bolt, mine didnt have one there). There is a torx bolt in the middle of the pulley, this is starting to get chewed up though, i've noticed most others seem to have a nut (kind of) on the...
  13. 1998 E36 323i se - chain tensioners

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    evening all how often should the chain tensioners be checked? my car has 141k on the clock and has had a full bmw history up to the time when i bought it (134k on clock). its telling me its time for an oil service which is being done in a few weeks along with wishbone bushes but was wondering...
  14. 1994 320i e36 Timing tensioners

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey all i is thinking my tensioners may need changing as i have a rattle not sure if its the vanos or the tensioner, i have the bentley manual but i need this explained in idiots terms, i know the lower tensioner is a fairly easy fix but the top one im unsure about, does the vanos unit have to...
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