View Single Post
Old 03-21-2010, 12:55 PM   #3
dmax
Registered User
 
dmax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: NJ
Posts: 22,656
My Ride: '99 328i 1.04646 mu
By right side of engine, I'm assuming you mean the left side of engine behind dipstick? I'm pretty sure right and left are always from car's point of view, not yours...which is why in US, I always tell guys driver's or passenger side...just to be safe.

Anyway, rectangular black box maybe 1" thick, 3" high and about 5" long?
= DISA

Isolate sound with a hose in ear or stethoscope. If it's hissing from there, pretty easy to get to and get it off. There is a gasket that can be replaced...and DISA's go bad pretty often from what I hear.

Many other places for air leaks, so before you go replacing a million parts, isolate well.

HTH

Doug
__________________


dmax on the radio--answering all your car questions as best I can!
watsonnwatson.com every Wednesday at 9 p.m. NYC time. Call in! (661) 449-9340 Click "Watch and Chat"
Please 'friend' me!
https://www.facebook.com/DMaxstandup
dmax is offline   Reply With Quote