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  1. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I was working on removing the alternator (it's not charging) so I can get it looked at when this happened (photos below). The idler pulley bolt snapped, quite deep in the hole, too. I'm not quite sure how to get it out; Hammer it out by tapping it so it'll unscrew (there's not much bolt...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Was replacing OFH after doing gasket replacement. One hole turned out to be stripped. It is the upper bolt hole with the metal guide for the housing. Was going to do a helicoil but turns out the guide sleeve ID will not permit the driil and subsequently the tap for helicoil to pass through so I...
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