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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By CarterRuss
Ended up being coolant. My water pump had a...

Ended up being coolant. My water pump had a leak/bad bearing and was leaking slowly out of the bottom seal. Stuff was everywhere. Strange how it went from liquid to a sort of spongey foam (assuming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By CarterRuss
Ended up being a bad idler pulley in addition to...

Ended up being a bad idler pulley in addition to a shot water pump. Bearing in the water pump was destroyed, wiggled and clunked.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By CarterRuss
Any ideas on engine noise

Started hearing this noise today. Any ideas before I tear down tomorrow? Sounds like a bad pulley but in the past my bad pulleys have been a high squeal not a loose knocking sound.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By CarterRuss
yea I could see some on the actual pulley. There...

yea I could see some on the actual pulley. There is spray on the fan as well. I feel like something got into front grille maybe during a car wash? But I have washed the car before and never noticed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By CarterRuss
It was on the lower part of the air intake box,...

It was on the lower part of the air intake box, sprayed elsewhere and on the tension pulley. Didn't think I had green fluids in the car (coolant is blue).
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By CarterRuss
Green foam in engine bay

Popped the hood today and found this weird greenish foam looking junk on some of the components. Couldn't find a source other than it was on the right side near the alternator. Any ideas what it is ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By CarterRuss
Working on e46 (sort of rant)

I have found that in my two years with my 2000 323ci that it is a very easy car to work on. I have also found that "BMW" specialty shops are not always the best resource to work on your car. I have a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By CarterRuss
Wheel bearing play

The inner race was not packed with the outer originally l. I "hammered" it on with a rubber mallet and a bearing race installer


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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By CarterRuss
Wheel bearing play

Bought a new front bearing to replace a shot one. Pulled it out of the package and the inner race is sticking out a little so I pushed it back in. Fast forward and I am hammering the new hub on and...
Forum: New England 09-27-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By CarterRuss
I would say it is a wheel bearing. Sound like...

I would say it is a wheel bearing. Sound like there is a flat spot causing a thumping noise? or does it sound like it goes away at higher speeds? I did my front right last winter. I am new to DIY,...
Forum: New England 08-19-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 308,546
Posted By CarterRuss
Saw someone in a light blue e9x M3 coupe. License...

Saw someone in a light blue e9x M3 coupe. License plate was "AMGLOL" on 93 North yesterday.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By CarterRuss
My guess is still wheel bearings (although my was...

My guess is still wheel bearings (although my was a definite location of sound) maybe you have four bad ones? It sounded like there was a flat spot in the tire.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 310,115
Posted By CarterRuss
On the drain plug, I am not sure if it was...

On the drain plug, I am not sure if it was addressed or not but I couldn't find anyone that said it was definite or not but my (2000 323ci) drain plug was a 6mm allen bolt (not sure if that's the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By CarterRuss
Could be bad wheel bearings. My car did it when...

Could be bad wheel bearings. My car did it when the front passenger went. Very constant thump and as speed increased the noise increased, seemed to fade as the speed went up but merely just a higher...
Forum: New England 03-29-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By CarterRuss
probably only has 10000 miles on it too haha I...

probably only has 10000 miles on it too haha I always have a hard time trusting something without listed miles but that is just me
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By CarterRuss
You did it yourself or you have a shop do it

You did it yourself or you have a shop do it
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By CarterRuss
Alternator bearing?

So I've had a nice high pitch noise recently so I changed the water pump, the two tensioners and the idler pulleys...still there not happy. I spun the alternator and it had the similar fast roll that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By CarterRuss
so in short ended up just replacing the water...

so in short ended up just replacing the water pump...horrendous squeal gone. Not happy being that it only had ~10k on it but hopefully I can get a refund for a warranty. Thankfully I live close to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By CarterRuss
Engine squeal, not the pulleys

So I replaced all my pulleys and I still have an engine squeal, seems like when I turn the water pump it makes a light squeal so I am assuming that is my culprit.

I replaced my water pump 10k ago,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
The Dayco 89133 is interchangeable between the...

The Dayco 89133 is interchangeable between the a/c tensioner and the main tensioner
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
so in short, if I had noted that I was looking...

so in short, if I had noted that I was looking for the tensioner pulley (not the idler as I fixed) you could have said "yes they are interchangeable"

But thank you and I am sure other people will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
I could not find a mechanical PS/Alternator...

I could not find a mechanical PS/Alternator tensioner pulley part number, only thing I have found is this Dayco 89133 that was listed as the A/C tensioner
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
so let's look at the list then: first...

so let's look at the list then:

first up:Belt tensioner pulley Part# 11281748131
result: I don't have a hydraulic pulley, doesn't work

second: deflector, already replaced, don't need

third...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
This is the section that you have on pulleys in...

This is the section that you have on pulleys in your parts list:



am I blind or what?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By CarterRuss
Ok I don't need to replace my A/C mechanical...

Ok I don't need to replace my A/C mechanical tensioner pulley, I need to replace my main tensioner pulley. You don't have that part number. The only part number you have listed for a mechanical...
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