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Old 11-16-2012, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Primer View Post
...Apparently crank pulley hit pipe on the block of the engine and has caused damage which requires engine replacement.
Sorry its not very technical but I know very little about cars but this is how it has been explained to me!
The crank pulley failure is a known issue on the 320d engine, although I thought the E46 models were more problematic than the E90 models. The remedy is normally replacing the the front pulley assembly. I was not aware this could cause complete engine failure, and I am having trouble understanding what happened on your car.

I would certainly recommend talking to your nearest BMW dealer, and maybe BMW UK. Ask about a goodwill repair, even though your car is out of warranty. The worst they can say is "no".

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