Remove these two 10mm bolts as well as a 10mm washer that holds down the white sensor unit. If you have a mechanical belt tensioner, the pulley can only be replaced with a new tensioner. Belt replacement is strongly recommended at the same time. They will be removed together. If so, I believe I can splice these into the E36 wiring. This kit includes all of the items that will need replaced such as the belts, tensioners, and hardware.
Comments and Suggestions: Rex Comments: The replacement pretensioner I bought seems to have a different electrical connector, even though the part numbers match. So the tentioner needs to be replaced, can anyone give me an idea of what im in for here, price of part, is it a huge mission to sort out. While also inspecting your serpentine belts, also check for wear or resistance in the pulleys. Protect your eyes, hands and body from fluids, dust and debris while working on your vehicle. My car isn't optioned with power so I'll have to go digging through the harness, but its not a huge deal.
Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Can I just lubricate it to bring it back to working condition? Install the cooling fan and fan shroud. I decided to replace all belts, pulleys, tensioners, and hardware because I had no record of previous replacement. If you find you have a pre-tensioner fault code, this is a good place to start. Solution: Remove trim, remove female plastic pin holders in dash and replace with new ones. I have all the E36 wires roughly identified and I know what needs to be wired up on my car's side.
I rigged it up so I could plug in the seat while it was sitting outside next to the door. Unplug 1, and pull up on 2 to remove it from its harness; you do not need to unplug 2. I had a spare wiring harness handy. Replacement is a very simple procedure and can be done anytime the fan is off the engine belt replacement, water pump service, alternator replacement, etc. Solution: Remove speaker grills and either replace with new ones or apply a layer of black double face tape at the perimeter of the grill.
Be sure to properly route wiring harness and confirm pretensioner electrical connector is properly seated. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! We want to test the new wiring harness before we bolt everything back together. You should see an impression, not a depression; reinstall it that way. This pulley is also encased in rubber which will crack over time. Solution: Apply dynamat on the lower section of butyl sealant or any other butyl based tape. The bolt uses either an 8mm hex key or T50 torx.
If you are replacing the tensioner, move on to Step 9. Remove the four T25 torx screws that secure the fan shroud. I replaced my filter because it was dirty and torn up. I'll only be using 4 or 5 wires off of it for the retro fit. Plug in 1, and put 2 back in its harness. Hope this helps some of you! They are made from 3-4 parts and might rattle too. Please check the diameter before ordering.
To avoid marring the trim, work with a plastic prying tool or wrap a screwdriver tip with masking tape before prying out trim panels, switches or electrical accessories. If you are not replacing the tensioner, install the new pulley and torque to 38 Nm 28 lb-ft. If you are working with the electrical system, disconnect the battery before beginning. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! Hi, Seatbelt light has come on after sliding passenger seat fully forward, initially I thought it was simply the occupancy mat giving the error but diagnostic scan confirmed its the Pretensioner I've tried a search on the forums and although its mentioned theres very little info on it. I had to replace just the main serpentine belt idler and tensioner pulley and did not have to replace the air conditioning tensioner as the bearing assembly was fine in that particular pulley.
Replacement of the idler pulley is detailed in Step 10. Nobody will ever look in there so put a lot!! They are only separated to show you how many of the parts will be used in each belt drive system; in total, you will need three of each. You can see the lock is moved over a finger width in the first picture. Replacement is a very easy procedure requires fan removal and will have your engine purring in no time. I hate any red lights permanently on!. With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts.