But the aluminum will last much longer. Additionally, we offer you a choice of using a water pump with either a metal or composite impeller. Next, hand tighten the four 10mm water pump mounting nuts. If there is anything you cannot find in our catalog please and our knowledgeable customer service team will help you locate the part you need, fast. Model specific hoses may also need replacement, please check the catalog listings and order separately.
It is much stronger than the plastic pieces that were so problematic in the mid-90s. Luckily, with a longitudinally mounted I6, you've got plenty of room on both sides of the engine bay, and at least on the M54, everything is laid out very deliberately and is easy to work on. Fitment must be carried out by an accredited repair centre, e. Try Goldwagen, if electrical, don't buy 2nd hand. Thoughts please my waterpump failed a few years back have only done about 40k on it and used one of these autozone el cheapos as i broke down in cato ridge on my way back from durbs was stuck there the whole day but so far so good! I think you ought to price the parts you are going to use on e.
I read a lot about the plastic impeller on the e46 cars, is my 2004 subject to the same problem as the earlier E46 cars? They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. A failed pulley could leave you stranded which is why it is vital to inspect the pulleys during routine maintenance. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. And yes, the Stewart pump is worth every penny. I buy mine at the dealership. No card information is stored on our servers and independantly approved by banks. See our Pelican Parts Technical Article on If you are looking for more Technical Articles to diagnose or repair cooling issues please visit our.
Bob aka Der Bimmer hi, i'm fairly new to this forum and new to owning a bmw -- i purchased a 2001 330cic with 80k on it 1. I especially appreciate your gentleman who over the phone ensured me that the part was indeed in stock and would be shipped immediately. Best thing is preventative maintenance. You can pick one up anywhere from 15 - 30 pounds too, just make sure it isn't cracked or brittle when they sell it to you. See our Pelican Parts Technical Article on Next you will need to remove the cooling fan shroud. I've never heard of an E46 water pump that failed to delivery adequate cooling, they just fail, from what I've observed.
Pictures and videos taken while you are driving are strongly discouraged. Is there a gasket or is some type of sealant used? Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only. This means that water is leaking past the bearing and seals, indicating the pump is on its way out. I would get your particular issue diagnosed before replacing all the parts you're planning to. Start out by removing the air intake scoop and the air filter box. Lubricate the water pump o-ring with coolant and install in the timing cover.
I've done all sorts of cooling system stuff to my M54, all very straightforward. Disconnect the electric fan 4. Anyone here can assist, maybe even a second hand one? Most have very detailed pictures to boot. You have come to the right place! Replace your water pump if you notice a leak around the pump or its making more noise than usual. We also recommend replacing your water pump when you replace your timing belt, which is generally every 60,000-90,000 miles.
They also come with a two-year warranty most aftermarket pumps are one year. Regards, Bob Aka Der Bimmer :thumbup: I was not aware of the kits when I started out and would have gone that way if I had known. The metal impeller is heavier than composite or plastic and that led to quicker bearing failure on the E36 pump sometimes within a year. Thanks to all who have created threads and provided responses here as well, they are invaluable and much appreciated. I don't think I need to replace the radiator, I have 70k miles on my car. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our.
Whenever possible we prefer to sell a water pump with a composite impeller, not metal. Once complete, check the cooling system for leaks and, if needed, top up the cooling system. Be sure to lubricate the water pump o-ring with some fresh coolant prior to installation. The pump circulates fluid whenever the engine is running. Check that the version that is offered is made of metal rather than plastic. Access is much easier with cooling system components out of the way.
Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. Thanks so much for the great service from start to finish, and always done with a smile and as professional as possible. But once again I appreciate your constant judgementalism of a personal choice I made. The fan clutch has a reverse thread so if you are facing the car turn it to the right. And as far as replacement of parts, do it now on your terms rather than waiting and having a failed part cause you mass engine failure. Hi there I bought the Meyle one for my 318i a few years back it leaked out the box from new. The only complication will be if you have an automatic.