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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
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: 236
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: 236
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: 682
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: 2,927
Views: 303,515
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: 721
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: 2,009
Views: 285,861
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: 721
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: 548
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: 303
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: 303
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: 282
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: 282
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: 617
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: 617
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: 617
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: 617
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: 617
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: 617
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...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 617
Posted By CarterRuss
the only tensioner pulley you list for the water...

the only tensioner pulley you list for the water pump/alternator is for the hydraulic tensioner...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 617
Posted By CarterRuss
Mechanical Tensioner Pulley

So I found through some of the posts that the Dayco 89133 is the A/C tensioner pulley for a mechanical one.

Is it the same as the one for the mechanical alternator pulley?

Any help is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By CarterRuss
most likely pulleys. I know I need my pulleys...

most likely pulleys. I know I need my pulleys swapped but they didn't make a noise really then this single digit weather hit and they started screaming. should be a quick fix
Forum: New England 01-26-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,883
Posted By CarterRuss
feel the same way, need the weather to get a...

feel the same way, need the weather to get a little nicer out to take to the car wash, dire need
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By CarterRuss
sorry these are sold.

sorry these are sold.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,829
Posted By CarterRuss
Here is my thread on my issue:...

Here is my thread on my issue: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=963067&highlight=

The wheel bearing/hub DIY: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=610725

When you go to put...
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