When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category V-Ribbed Belts : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 323 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 328 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 323 Ci View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #32
Drive socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Use the following procedure:
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