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  1. wilson009
    02-05-2010 10:59 AM
    I can't verify that its normal. However my was loose too. Or a better word is it did have some play in it. So I think your ok unless you've had oil pump problems.
  2. serge254
    01-31-2010 10:44 PM
    Hey Wilson the chain to oil pump drive is normal to be little lose? Because my little lose.
  3. wilson009
    12-09-2009 07:51 AM
    The o-rings should seal everything up. I put some permatex on them anyway out of paranoia.
  4. lawyeradam
    12-09-2009 06:40 AM
    Hey Wilson - I'm Adam. I'm replacing my alternator and in the midst I noticed my water pump is leaking too. Keif has been helping with tips and tricks. I saw your DIY and thanks! With the alternator repair underway, the waterpump is a POC. I've got the old one off and a new one ordered at O'Rilley ($111) not bad! My question 4 you, did you put any gasket goop on the pipes that connect to the wp? Do you have any tips in installing the new one? Thanks!

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  • About wilson009
    I am a DIY and a second gen of a 02 745. I'll tackle projects that aren't too hard. If all you have to say is dump your car because its out of warranty don't waste your time or mine. Thanks to those who put the sound mechanical knowledge on here.
    Buckeye Country (Cincy)
    What I drive
    2002 745i 116k
    Kids, Hunting, Camping
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    Black 2002 BMW E65 / 745i 114K
    My DIY's - New alternator, battery, CCVs, idler/tensioner pulleys belts, NGK Iridium spark plugs, , sway bar bushings, Front rear brakes, Valve Block, Head Gasket, Exhaust Gasket, Upper and lower Timing Gaskets, Valve Covers, exhaust valves, Timing Chain slide rails, Fuel Injector o-rings, pulled radiator, Intake Manifold Gaskets, water pump, Coolant Pipe/weep hole, oil pan gasket, vacuum pump, fan shroud, Vanos solenoid o-rings, and timed it with a timing kit.


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