What cars have a BMW N57 engine?

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  • 2011 – 2016 BMW 5 Series F10/F11 530d.
  • 2011 – BMW X3 F25 xDrive30d.
  • 2011 – 2016 BMW X5 F15 xDrive35d.
  • 2012 – 2019 BMW 3 Series F30/F31 330d.
  • 2014 – BMW 4 Series F32/F33/F36 430d.
  • 2012 – 2015 BMW 7 Series F01/F02 730d/730Ld.

How good is BMW N57 engine?

The N57 is more reliable than the N47 but less than the M57. There has been the odd bearing failure in N57s. You often see ex Police N57 engines cars for sale that have either had a new engine or are in need of one.

What year BMW was the N57 engine?

The BMW N57 was a 3.0-litre inline, six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that was available from 2008 and replaced BMW’s M57 engine. The N57 engine had an 84.0 mm bore and a 90.0 mm stroke for a capacity of 2993 cc. The N57TU (Technical Update) was introduced in late 2010.

What cars have the BMW M57 engine?

The 2.9L M57, which is found in E39 530d and E38 730d, as well as early models of E46 330d and E53 X5, is equipped with one Garrett GT2556V turbocharger.

Does N57 have timing chain issue?

BMW timing chains have snapped on a range of models across the 1, 3 & 5 Series, most commonly affecting the N47 diesel. We also rebuild M57 & N57 diesel engines, BMW petrol engines & also BMW Minis. The timing chain is located at the rear of the engine bay and is not intended to be a serviceable part.

Does N57 have swirl flaps?

BMW 6 cylinder M57, N57 and B57 Intake Swirl Flap Removal All include required swirl flap blanks or bung, along with new inlet manifold gaskets.

Is BMW M57 reliable?

Is The BMW M57 Engine Reliable? Yes, in fact, it is one of the most reliable BMW diesel engines ever. The engine alone has very few problems compared to similar engines of other manufacturers. It remains a popular choice amongst used car buyers because of its reliability.

What engine is in my 330d?

What engine is in BMW E92 3 Series Coupe 330d? The BMW E92 3 Series Coupe 330d has a Inline 6, Diesel engine with 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu-in capacity.

Which BMW cars have the m47 engine?

1999–2005 Rover 75 CDTi. 2001–2006 Land Rover Freelander. 2001–2004 MG ZT CDT. 2001–2005 MG ZT CDTi.

Is the N57 twin turbo?

B[/dropcap]MW introduced the first of the N57 range in 2008, which appeared in the E9x and F01 7 Series in single-turbo 245hp form; this was followed in 2009 by the twin-turbo 306hp version in the 7 Series and 5 GT.

What engine is in the 335d?

The BMW E90 3 Series 335d has a Inline 6, Diesel engine with 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu-in capacity.

How do I know what engine my BMW has?

Find it in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can find your engine size by VIN number. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the engine codes.

How much power can the M57 handle?

400bhp & 600Ft/Lbs.

Are all M57 engines the same?

M57 engines were available with many different power versions. These were released in different car models across the years. The powers are: 184, 193, 197, 204, 218, 231, 235, 272, 286HP. The main hardware differences are turbo, injectors and ECU.

Is M57 forged?

The aluminum block and head M57’s robust mechanical makeup includes a forged-steel crankshaft, forged-steel rods, cast-aluminum pistons with steel ring lands and overhead cams that are chain-driven as opposed to belt-driven.

What year BMW has timing chain Problems?

In Oct 2016, BMW admitted that there was a design flaw with the chain tensioner and chains in its N47 engines which were installed in vehicles between Feb 2007 and Jun 2008.

How much does it cost to replace a BMW timing chain?

Cost at the Mechanic: $1,624 to $1,879 This is a pretty intensive maintenance/repair task that can take a mechanic several hours to complete. Your BMW timing chain should be replaced every 100,000 miles to keep your car healthy.

Do BMW timing chains need replacing?

BMW use timing chains in almost every model of engine that they produce. It is recommended to replace your timing chain before failure as repair prices can become very high from internal engine damage if left. The average life of these timing chains is 90,000 miles or 9 years.

Does removing swirl flaps increase power?

In normal driving the swirl flaps are open, the shortest route, so by removing the complete flap there is little to no performance difference felt when driving the vehicle.

What year did BMW stop using swirl flaps?

BMW stopped using the swirl flaps in their engines at the end of 2008 and discontinued the flaps in most of their engines after 2010.

What happens when swirl flaps fail?

When a swirl flap fails, the debris drops down into the engine, either sticking in the valve port and jamming it open, causing the piston to collide with the valve, or falls into the cylinder itself causing the piston, valves and head to become damaged.

Which is better N57 or M57?

Main difference was M57 had an iron block, N57 is an alloy block and so lighter. On top of that the differences were mainly improvements over the M57 for lower emissions and Euro 5 compliance I think. Main difference was M57 had an iron block, N57 is an alloy block and so lighter.

IS 335d direct injection?

BMW’s M57 diesel made its U.S. debut back in ’09 in either 335d sedan or X5 SUV form. The direct-injection inline-six displaces 182 cubic inches (3.0L) thanks to a 3.31-inch bore and a 3.54-inch stroke.

What is an M57?

M57, or the Ring Nebula, is a planetary nebula, the glowing remains of a sun-like star. The tiny white dot in the center of the nebula is the star’s hot core, called a white dwarf. M57 is about 2,000 light-years away in the constellation Lyra, and is best observed during August.

How fast is a remapped 330d?

231bhp E90 330d manual is 6.7 secs to 62 so way off that pace as standard. Remapped should do sub 6 seconds though!

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