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 Saloon (E46) 320 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 d View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for 3 Saloon (E46) and other BMW models
How to change V-Ribbed Belts on BMW E46 320d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
V-Ribbed Belts
How to change V-Ribbed Belt Set on BMW E46 320d 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
V-Ribbed Belt Set
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 (E46). Tools you might need:
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 12
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 (E46). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – BMW 3 (E46). Use the following procedure:
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