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      04-21-2021, 09:48 AM   #36
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Drives: 2007 Black/Black 335i e90
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Originally Posted by iansexotics View Post
Hey I got my seal out now and everything looks okay in the engine. I cleaned all the belt out and put new oil pump gear with locking bolt I have a lot to order and don't have the $$$ all at once. so I'm going to hopefully start back up next week and I bought metal power steering pulley, crank seal plate, I hope this prevents this ever happening again
The crank seal plate will prevent the belt from getting sucked up.

The only to prevent losing the belt off the pulleys is to update your engine mounts to 335is or poly 60/80a.

Having the aluminum PS Pulley means the belt probably won't shred when the pulley hits the subframe, as a result of the worn out engine mounts. The pulley will just dent & probably throw the belt off.

The belt shreds because the plastic pulley chips from hitting the subframe and creates a sharp edge; thus, shredding the belt.
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