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  1. E92 N52 Correct timing vanos values and pinging

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. I'm having problem with my engine between 1.5 and 2k rpm on load you can hear light rattle like diesel sound i found it calls pinging in English but i call it fuel igniting to early :D So i think its related to engine timing/vanos . I tried 99 octane petrol but problem is still...
  2. E70 LCI - Timing Chains

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi looking to get into one of these but keep hearing they have timing chain issues? Any idea if this is a mainstream problem or one that that internet amplifies?
  3. N47 Timing Chain - Warranty Advise.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I'm hoping someone can advise me on this. I've got a E90 with the dreaded N47 engine. I've recently had it serviced (indy) and was told the timing chain sounds rough and I should probably get it sorted. I've taken out Warranty Direct warranty on it and they were quite good on the phone...
  4. Timing belt issue on M40

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, I have a e36 316i M40 and did some work on it recently as i had an oil leak. I have taken timing belt, oil pan and filter housing to clean everything and change seals as well as the crackshaft seal. Everything went well but when i put it all together i noticed i had a strange noise...
  5. F10 N47 Timing Chain

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    BMW 5 Series 2.0TD 520d M Sport Saloon 4d 1995cc VIN: WBAFW12090C733834 Registered: July 2011 Mileage: 106k I recently went into my local BMW Independent garage for a service and some general repairs and they said they thought my engine when cold was a bit rattily, I then read up on this and...
  6. 320d M47 Timing Chain!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Thought I'd create a new thread as I've been googling for 12 hours+ now with no luck. Car - E46 320D 2003 150BHP MSPORT M47 Around 2 days ago or so, I was on the motorway when my car juddered twice in the space of 5 mins. I've never ever felt this before from my car so it was worrying...
  7. Problem with N46 - 2A88

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello guys, I have 2006 N46 and I have my timing chain set + oil pump chain set replaced by carmechanic and I did rest of the job. I have replaced eccentric shaft actuator + sensor, valvecover gasket, oil pan gasket, oil cooler gasket, water pump + thermostat. Before this I often had codes and...
  8. timing chain advice needed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so how do i know for sure if my timing chain has jumped? i have had the rocker cover of to change the vvt motor and all the chain guides were fine not broken etc but is there a way of telling if it has jumped? Also what does a bad timing chain sound like? that might be a silly question but i...
  9. E36 Diesel TDS, timing chain noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I've got a 318tds, and I believe the timing chain is making noise. Here is a video to show the sound is coming from the lower front half of the motor. https://youtu.be/oN6I_R34kQs I've tried to pull on the chain through the oil filler cap, and it seems nice and tight on the cam sprocket...
  10. 2005 330ci Timing is off by one tooth ,i need help?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Okay so I got 2005 330 ci 105k original miles . I got it started but when I went to put it in drive it would have no pedal. I replaced every sensor ,coil pack , changed oil 2x I kept getting code P0011 and P0014 . Today I pulled the valve cover and when I turn the motor to TDC the mark on...
  11. Does my 320d need timing

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, any advice would be much appreciated, thanks! So Basically my 2007 320D sounded awful and was juddering so took it to the garage and they advised a cylinder was mis firing and that they had removed the inlet manifold and found the swirl flap rod had snapped and likely cause of cylinder...
  12. Please help this one is a screamer n42 timing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Okay so i decided after finding out my timing guide had snapped at the top i would change the timing chain, got all locking tools and proceeded to change everything got the car to tdc locked the cams in what i am assuming is the right way everything went smoothly. Miss read tis and only...
  13. Help in Choosing 1 series - timing chain worries

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've had a search on the forum but it seems to respond mega slowly so finding info is a bit problematic.... We're considering buying a 1 series, petrol, 116/118i. Budget around 10K so 13 - 14/64 plate vehicles with reasonable mileage. There's a lot around about timing chain issues with the 1...
  14. E91 N47 Timing Chain

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Does anyone have any experience of the timing chain problems on the N47 engine? mine in running with absolutely no power, initially thought it was a turbo problem but have been informed its the chain tensioner that's failed causing the timing to go out hence no power. Is it an engine out job to...
  15. 2008 e92 320d Timing Chain Questions

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I used to be a bmw owner and i'm potentially looking at returning to the fold. I've been offered a non running 2008 320d coupe for cheap, the owners saying the timing chain has jumped whilst starting the car one day. I've read a lot of posts on the web about this issue, I've no problem...
  16. E39 530D timing chain guide?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, so I have a gen 1 M57 from an E39, I have just bought it, and I would like to change the timing chain tensioners. Wondering if there are guides on how to do this anywhere?
  17. Timing chain replaced thank you

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Bought an e93 320i 2008 74k miles Per the very useful advice on the forum about the timing chain issue , got it scanned and checked , timing chain replaced by mtek glasgow a bmw independent £595 plus vat with oil change too. Whilst I was in collecting there was an x1 in with a snapped chain...
  18. timing chain broke 2

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys thank you all for the replies about the battery located in the boot, so grateful to you all but unfortunately I just got back from work where I was going to tackle the issue and get it out and charge it but the inevitable has happened, there's not enough power left in the batterie to...
  19. timing chain broke

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys really need your help here, driving home from work about 2 months ago all of the power went off. pulled over to the side of the road phone RAC mechanic reckons timing chain gone. towed it back the house where it has been sitting for the past 2 months debating what to do about it...
  20. N57 timing chain life expectancy?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2008 (LCI) 330Xd with the N57 engine and about 165,000 kms. I'm having my independent garage do some work on it at the moment and he mentioned that I should be prepared to have to do the timing chain, which requires the engine out of the car. Anybody have any experience on this? In his...
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