e46 BMW 318i rattle and hesitation N42- Fixed!
This is a complilation of the 2 videos demonstrating the fault with my 2003 e46 318i. Turned out to be a worn camchain tensioner causing chain slap and faulty vanos solenoids causing power loss. See the full thread here http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f74/318i-flat-spot-rattle-new-used-car-t115183/index4.html
RE: BMW Vanos Repair
Please check out my response video below for additonal tips on this repair.
Make sure to prime the engine with oil before starting. Unplug the coil packs and pull the fuel pump relay. Triple check by hand before doing so. This is just an example of what to look for. Please check with your factory manuals for additional info.
Valve lift is variable between 0 and 9.7 mm.
Adjustment of the worm gear from one extreme to the other takes 300 milliseconds.
Combined with double-Vanos valve timing technology, the camshaft angle relative to the crankshaft can be adjusted by up to 60°.
The intermediate arm is finished to a tolerance of 0.008 mm.
The cams controlling the eccentric shaft are machined to tolerances of a few hundredths of a millimeter.
BMW VVT Vanos Replacement
BMW VVT Vanos Replacement
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The Vanos system is BMW's answer to variable valve timing. It is an electro hydraulic system and it also often needs maintenance.
The later-model six-cylinder engines have a mechanism that allows for variable advancing of the camshaft timing. We recomend
watching our other Vanos video. The VANOS unit is an electromechanical unit that uses a hydraulic piston to rotate the
camshaft timing at higher rpm. This unit is controlled electronically by a solenoid connected to the engine management system
DME, also called ECU.
Here we will show you how to replace the Vanos solenoid and hydraulic hose, which is often ignored as a standard repair. The VANOS unit is hydraulically operated using...
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Replacing Your BMW Valve Cover Gasket
Anthony and Raj taking you through the steps on how to replace a valve cover gasket on a 2000-2005 E46 Series BMW. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, just leave me a message or comment below.
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We compare the latest BMW M3 coupe with the new Audi RS5 coupe, and we bring in the Mercedes C63 AMG Break to deliver us some snacks...
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