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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 03-08-2014, 06:03 PM   #1
02Dinan330xi
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Disa box/icv

not a regular on the forum by any means but while doing the usual ICV cleaning i pulled out my DISA box and noticed the flapper valve in there was disconnected at one end. Ill begin my search on ebay and such momentarily just wanted to post asking for suggestions and also curious if i need one from a 330xi or if i can get one from any E46? thanks in advance guys
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Old 03-09-2014, 05:46 AM   #2
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Search for German Auto Solutions. If the vacuum chamber is still good they have a kit to repair the flapper.
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:53 PM   #3
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I currently have mine off my 330xi right now (just finishing the CCV replacement) check out http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=611798
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=389747
and also http://www.pelicanparts.com/cgi-bin/...&I1.x=0&I1.y=0

personally i just bought a new one rather than mess with the repair kit, I already save alot of money doing the work myself, i dont have a problem replaceing parts as needed. Best of luck
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Old 03-16-2014, 01:10 PM   #4
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Make sure that pin at the end of the DISA didn't fall into the intake manifold.
It's pretty common for it to fall out and will easily ruin your engine.
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