Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mango's E46 BMW Cooling System - E-Store 11/16/17 - Complete Parts List

Mango's Cooling Parts E-Store - BMW E46 Manual Transmission (323/325/328/330)



Welcome to my "e-store" page where I'll conveniently list where to buy all your BMW E46 cooling parts.  Some enjoy the no-hassle Amazon prime service and I personally use Amazon.  Your using these links is greatly appreciated and earns me a few cents for every dollar you spend and doesn't affect you at all. It helps me run this site, pay hosting fees, and keep on helping you.  Appreciated!

The parts on this list includes everything needed to properly refresh your BMW E46 cooling system.  Easily installs in 3-4 hours with basic hand tools. Make sure you read my cooling page here for important information you'll need. 

For best results, open in a new page, add to cart as necessary, and return here for the remaining part links. Items for automatic transmission models are highlighted in RED.

All items are OE/OEM at time of posting unless otherwise noted. Confirm before buying. Make sure you buy all 17 parts -- or 23 if you have an automatic ;)  The weakest link in the chain will bring your entire car down.  So do it all.

All items are Amazon Prime - Free Shipping where possible! 


1) Radiator
link to buy (Manual transmission)
link to buy (Automatic transmission)
2) Expansion Tank
3) Expansion Tank Cap
4) Water Pump
5) Radiator Hose Lower
6) Radiator Hose Upper
link to buy
7) Expansion Tank to Pipe Lower Hose (VERY important)
link to buy
8) Thermostat
9) Radiator Fan Switch
10) Water Pump Pulley
link to buy (URO Aluminum)
11) Coolant drain crush washer at engine-block
12) Water pump pulley bolts (You can reuse these if you are careful)
13) Belt Tensioner Pulley (Main central pulley)
14) Alternator Deflector Pulley
link to buy
15) Coolant
link to buy
A/C PULLEYS (See here for more info)
16) A/C Tensioner Pulley - Mechanical
link to buy Dayco 89133
or;
16) A/C Tensioner Pulley - Hydraulic
link to buy
17) Alternator/accessory belt (Main large drive belt--The same across all model year cars)
18) A/C belt (Differs dependent on your build date--see below)
link to buy (5-rib production date up to 9/2002) 
or;
link to buy (4-rib production date from 9/02)
For Automatics:
19) Automatic Transmission Expansion Tank Mounting Plate (Again, optional--you may reuse)
20) Automatic Transmission Thermostat (often crumbles apart upon removal of original--DO NOT GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN ON THIS--REQUIRED FOR AUTOMATICS)
21) Automatic Transmission Fan blade (Optional yet recommended)
22) Automatic Transmission Fan Clutch (Optional yet recommended)
23) Automatic Transmission Cooler O-Rings. (Highly recommended as the old ones tend to not seal the same) Order two of these for the transmission cooler.