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Mornin im in the middle of a 4.4ltr v8 x5 bmw 2002 timing…

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Mornin Roger im in...

Mornin Roger im in the middle of a 4.4ltr v8 x5 bmw 2002 timing chain guides smashed into bout 20 odd pieces but i got it nice n early ive never done a bma before it looks like the alternator is part of the timing cover i pretty sure i got all bolts but only got little movement dont want to break any tips to gettin cover off do i have to take sump off or not

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? When was your last oil change?

Trying to get t'cover off bit hangin on still do i av to yake sump off

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your X5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i dont mind a

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes im fixin myself it huge compared to any other cars but its still a car bit of advice ill get it

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: BMW
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I av never seen an alternator that is joined to timing cover is that coz its oil cooled
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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 10 months ago
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