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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Mar-09-2017, 03:35:04 PM   #21
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Default Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

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I feel like I'm piling on, too, but would certainly appreciate your checking my '03 vert for bearing update. The VIN is WBSBR93423PK01131, it was originally a lease car, and the records I got from the seller are suspect, at best. Thanks for this great resource!
10/27/2004 at 12,940 miles was completed.
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Any luck on WBSBL93453JR20331
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K0nArtist, thanks for getting back so quickly with the bearing replacement info on my car!
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Default Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

Even with rod bearing TSB, you should definitely get an oil analysis annually, and I would just change out the rod bearings every 70k or so


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Default Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

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10/27/2004 at 12,940 miles was completed.



Can you please check:

wbsbr934x3pk01118

I'm trying to figure out if this is a 2003.5 or not as well



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Even with rod bearing TSB, you should definitely get an oil analysis annually, and I would just change out the rod bearings every 70k or so


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That seems pretty excessive.
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Default Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

wbsbl93494pn56252

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Any luck on WBSBL93453JR20331
12/30/2004 at 26123 recall done
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Default Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

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Can you please check:

wbsbr934x3pk01118

I'm trying to figure out if this is a 2003.5 or not as well



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11/16/2004 at 8,919 miles recall done.

Retail date on that far is 11/22/2002
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wbsbl93494pn56252

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Doesn't show the recall don't think that VIN was involved.
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