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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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Originally Posted by Furious
im not too sure what you mean by woobling.. whats wobbling the crank? that picture doesnt look right either, i think there is also an idler pully between the waterpump and the alternator.
Originally Posted by MiguelACA
that part that you circled is the vibration damper pulley...i should know...i had to replace it on my 318i....one morning i woke up to was and detail my car....took it out of the garage, but it idled weird and jerked like when u let go of the clutch to soon on a manual...gave it a little gas and worked fine, during the whole in and out of the garage i noticed it kept getting worse, until finally that night when i was about to leave, the car wouldnt start...turned out it was that part, well its like 2 in 1, thw outer wheel with teeth and another wheel in the center where a belt goes through...turns out the inner one broke off, well, the rubber holding in, just completely wore off, so the inner one was spinning, but the outer one wasnt....
list price at the dealer was 1,000!!!! fortunatley i have a friends there, so i got the part for like 500 bucks...still sucked thou!
oh yea, and i heard the squeek/belt noise too
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