Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > M Series > E46 M3 (2001-2006)

E46 M3 (2001-2006)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-19-2010, 10:32 AM
trism3 trism3 is offline
Registered User
Location: the OC
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 51
Mein Auto: 02 M3
Replacing vanos filter and broke a white o-ring

Hi All,

I replaced my vanos filter and I broke a white small o-ring (next to a small black o-ring). Right now I installed the vanos filter kit with missing the white o-ring. Is it OK without it? I called a couple bmw auto parts and they don't sell it separately. Looks like I might have to replace a whole pressure limiting valve (part # 11367838080).

Or can I use another small black o-ring (11311318659) in place of that white o-ring; they are same size (10.82X1.78MM)? the space will fit both of the black o-rings. What do you think?

Here is a link to pressure limiting valve with filter and o-rings (No. 3,4,5,6) for ref.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...93&hg=11&fg=15

This is the vanos filter kit I used. You will see the white o-ring in the video. I did post my question in here but realized the thread is moved.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=495604

Please advise

Last edited by trism3; 12-19-2010 at 10:51 AM.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 12-30-2010, 06:40 PM
trism3 trism3 is offline
Registered User
Location: the OC
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 51
Mein Auto: 02 M3
Just received a new pressure limiting valve and turn out that white small o-ring/sleeve is supposed to be like that. Doh! Anyway, I used the new valve.
Photo of the valve

Last edited by trism3; 12-30-2010 at 06:44 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-25-2012, 09:11 AM
suss1173 suss1173 is offline
Registered User
Location: Long Island
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 56
Mein Auto: E46 M3, JCW Mini S, X 3
I was just about to order this part b/c I thought that I tore that small wght washer. Thank you for posting the info, and saving me some $$.
__________________
2001 540ia sport, 05 JCW Mini, 06 X 3

Last edited by suss1173; 06-25-2012 at 09:14 AM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > M Series > E46 M3 (2001-2006)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms