E90Post
 


TNT Racewerks
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing / Warranty > a/c compressor pulley



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-22-2011, 06:32 AM   #1
ghost_rider
Private
Belgium
3

 
Drives: BMW e90 320i 2006 Eur
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Beirut


Posts: 97
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to ghost_rider
a/c compressor pulley

Hello guys

Is it possible to change the ac compressor pulley without having to change the whole compressor because mine is broken ?
If possible a part number is needed

And can i put a smaller belt without fitting it to the compressor pulley as an alternaive at this time ?

By the way i found some chinese pulley on the market but i am not planning to change it every week
Appreciate 0
      07-23-2011, 08:40 AM   #2
ghost_rider
Private
Belgium
3

 
Drives: BMW e90 320i 2006 Eur
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Beirut


Posts: 97
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to ghost_rider
i have fitted now a smaller belt "6Kp 1660" that I did not attach it to the ac compressor pulley until i get it fixed
P.S I did not find any part number today for the pulley i searched the BMW ETK
Appreciate 0
      12-11-2011, 11:25 PM   #3
Z3shahzad
Enlisted Member
0

 
Drives: 06 325i, 05 Cayenne
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Fairfax, Virginia


Posts: 42
iTrader: (0)

Did you find the pully? mine is broke too
Appreciate 0
      12-12-2011, 10:39 AM   #4
ENINTY
Banned
50

 
Drives: 2006 325i Sport
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Virginia


Posts: 3,415
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Z3shahzad View Post
Did you find the pully? mine is broke too
It is most likely the AC clutch is broken due to the AC compressor seizing. The AC clutch/Pulley is not a separable replaceable item. Yuo need to get a new AC compressor.
Appreciate 0
      12-12-2011, 07:27 PM   #5
Z3shahzad
Enlisted Member
0

 
Drives: 06 325i, 05 Cayenne
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Fairfax, Virginia


Posts: 42
iTrader: (0)

If I bypass the compressor n put the smaller belt in for now. The only problem I will face is no ac rite? Does anyone have a diagram on how to put in the smaller belt?
Appreciate 0
      12-13-2011, 07:05 AM   #6
ENINTY
Banned
50

 
Drives: 2006 325i Sport
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Virginia


Posts: 3,415
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Z3shahzad View Post
If I bypass the compressor n put the smaller belt in for now. The only problem I will face is no ac rite? Does anyone have a diagram on how to put in the smaller belt?
I hate to tell you this, but BMW doesn't make a non-airconditioned version of the N52 for the 325i in the USA. You will not be able to get a "shorter" belt because it doesn't exist. And if for some unknown reason BMW does make a non-airconditioned N52 for other (outside the USA) markets and a belt does actully exist (which is doubtful), you'll not be able to buy it anyway because BMW stopped selling European-market parts in the USA several years ago. You need to get the AC system repaired.
Appreciate 0
      12-26-2011, 11:44 PM   #7
acerati50
Registered
0

 
Drives: bmw e90
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: texas


Posts: 1
iTrader: (0)

my ac compressor pulley messed up and managed to bypass it with a smaller belt got it at autozone, bel brand is duralast 431k6 and works perfectly fine.
Appreciate 0
      02-03-2012, 11:36 AM   #8
135Genyus
King of 264
Japan
1

 
Drives: E82 135i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Yokosuka


Posts: 181
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2009 BMW 135i  [0.00]
??????

Quote:
Originally Posted by acerati50 View Post
my ac compressor pulley messed up and managed to bypass it with a smaller belt got it at autozone, bel brand is duralast 431k6 and works perfectly fine.
is this legit the guy only has 1 post
__________________
2009 JB E82 | 6 SPD | I-TOUCH |TOP SPEED 8000k | LUX ANGEL EYES| 25% TINTED| BMS JB4 | BMS DCI | CX RACING INTERCOOLER | CLUTCH MASTERS FX300 STAGE 3 CLUTCH | CLUTCH MASTERS LIGHTWEIGHT FLYWHEEL | BMW MSPORT PACKAGE |
Appreciate 0
      02-13-2012, 07:59 AM   #9
ghost_rider
Private
Belgium
3

 
Drives: BMW e90 320i 2006 Eur
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Beirut


Posts: 97
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to ghost_rider
the 320i belt setup without the compressor pulley
Attached Images
 

Last edited by ghost_rider; 02-13-2012 at 08:10 AM.
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2013, 01:33 PM   #10
rogerdiaz
Lieutenant
United_States
6

 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Durham,NC


Posts: 536
iTrader: (2)

A/C BELT not covered under BMW Extended Warranty Gold Package. Anyone been told this by dealer?

Last edited by rogerdiaz; 06-16-2013 at 10:50 AM.
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2013, 10:57 PM   #11
Efthreeoh
Brigadier General
United_States
45

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: May 2012
Location: MARLAND


Posts: 3,622
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rogerdiaz View Post
A/C BELT not covered under BMW Extended Warranty Gold Package. Anyone been told this by dealer?
The belt is $41 on-line at get BMW parts.com and takes about 10 minutes to install.
Appreciate 0
      02-18-2014, 04:25 AM   #12
MariusTartza
Registered
0

 
Drives: e90 320i
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Sligo, Ireland


Posts: 1
iTrader: (0)

i want to bypass the ac compresor to. what type of belt can i use? there was one post here with a model but dont know if thats legit. btw its a 320i. thanks
Appreciate 0
      07-13-2014, 01:20 PM   #13
Frito06
Registered
United_States
0

 
Frito06's Avatar
 
Drives: 330
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Atlanta


Posts: 1
iTrader: (0)

Bypass on AC compressor with shorter belt

[quote=acerati50;11042707]my ac compressor pulley messed up and managed to bypass it with a smaller belt got it at autozone, bel brand is duralast 431k6 and works perfectly fine.

Thanks for the idea.. I am currently doing this. Works fine, just seriously sucks to drive with no AC. Currently searching for a cheaper AC compressor suggestions are appreciated.
Appreciate 0
      07-14-2014, 11:58 PM   #14
minifridge1138
New Member
0

 
Drives: It has 4 wheels and an engine
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Earth


Posts: 27
iTrader: (0)

Since BMW never sold an E9X without A/C, you will never find an official belt that is the correct length to bypass the A/C pulley.

But there is nothing magic about BMW belts. Go to any autopart store and buy a shorter belt. As long as the width and number of grooves matches, then you will be fine.

I've done this on other cars.

Things to ensure:
1) That the belt is not too loose. If it is, it could fly off at high RPM and do some real damage.
2) There is no official belt routing diagram, so make sure the pulleys are still rotating the correct direction.
3) Make sure the belt won't "move" and make contact with anything in the engine bay when the engine REVS.
4) If you're not comfortable doing this, then don't. Get the A/C fixed.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:34 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST