Bosch 0221504470 OEM Ignition Coil for Select 2006-2018 BMW 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Series, M5, M6, X1, X3, X5, X6, Z4, Alpina B6, B7, B7L- 1 Pack
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Cars built through 03/2006 will be equipped with 2211504465 Bosch ignition coils based on the 325xi. After that date, cars will use the 0221504470 number. Here is some helpful information, as I wish I would have known to check that first! There is a thin plastic tab below the triangular section for the plug that makes each one fit specific cars. Another reviewer cut out or removed it. I wouldn't remove it either. A tab is located just to the left of center on coil 4465. In the center of the tab is the 4470. The Boschautoparts website is also worth a look. Visit the com website to see if it is compatible.
There is a pin on the plug which prevents it from being completely plugged in. An indentation in the middle of the plug is its pin hole. There should be a left-hand side. Amazon describes this plug as an exact fit for a US 2006 BMW 325i E90 but it doesn't fit the plug I received.
The vast majority of the time, Amazon's parts are correct, but be sure to check EVERY item you order from Amazon. This excludes wiper blades, oil and air filters as well as the obvious. Even though Amazon says otherwise, I can confirm that this coil fits a 2005 BMW Z4. Over a year ago, I got one of these as only one of the cylinders was malfunctioning. I was able to get the job done in no time. When Amazon suggested I fit the part, it suggested the part was compatible with my Z4. A coil I recently ordered went bad, so I had to reorder. I must have gotten the wrong part since your 2005 bmw Z4 does not fit this part. In what way? Did I install the wrong coil last time? Although the coils Amazon suggests would maybe do the job, I verified with several BMW dealerships and oem parts retailers that this is It's now possible to find many coils in place of the original one since it has been discontinued. My experience has been to double check fitment prior to ordering parts through Amazon in order to avoid frustration. The fact that Amazon is often the lowest cost option has made it worth it to confirm the parts in advance. We hope this saves you the hassle of ordering the wrong part. If you don't know the answer, I would appreciate knowing? These are incredibly easy to install, will save you hundreds of dollars, and will complete in just a few minutes.
The junk pile grows larger and larger. At the time, it did not occur to me that Bosch's change to the design of their clipping to the spark plug terminal in 2012 or so eliminated BMW as the OEM supplier of ALL their engines. I discovered this the hard way, and it proved that the change was the result of these factors Misfires are an inevitable part of the world. The crazily stupid engineering design that is present in every coil in their line relies only on TOP/TIP between the coil's element and the spark plug, as if the recessed indents surrounding the tips of every spark plug on the planet since 1907 have no use whatsoever! In order for the spark plug to work, there must be a complete encircling, gripping, "snapping" into place contact with the spark In the event of a failure, vibrations, heat (expansion), dirt, and a dozen other factors will exist to prevent the complete microprocessing A torrent of energy radiates from a source to a plug, whatever that source may be. As a result of poor engineering, Bosch manufacturers their spark plugs with a tight fitting, one-piece designed rubber tube that departs from the metal frame case primarily to be a water-tight seal around the with this is that the tension created by pushing it in place makes it difficult for the contact pad to be fully seated with the end of the plug due to the tension created as it is pushed in. Before starting the car and looking at all the code errors on OBDII, you will not know if it's the problem or not. As a result, BMW switched to DELPHI, a company that retained the original boot encased in a metal tube and used a fully encircling contact clip, as Bosch used to do before they went stupid with their designs. When buying Delphi, you should be aware they have TWO sources of manufacturing, just like Bosch does The two largest economies in the world are China and Europe. I conducted a long investigation and discovered that ALL the "aftermarket" Delphi coils sold for BMW applications are made in China. This is something I am not interested in. However, the BMW dealerships only sell Delphi coils made in Europe. The manufacturer of the coils for the BMW M40 (Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, etc. ) has apparently contracted Delphi to be the sole supplier of these coils! Even though you may not notice the difference, I assure you, there's a difference. In this instance, the higher price of an original BMW coil is not just about their bottom line. If you want coils that are NOT made in China, then you have to pay SIX TIMES the price of aftermarket Chinese coils for Genuine BMW coils at your BMW dealer. The only place where you will find ignition plug coils made in Europe with the original metal cases is at this website. Take your chances with longevity and performance if you want to save half the cost by buying aftermarket. To avoid the risk of doing something I only want to do once in my X5, I spent the extra money. Left, you can see my original Bosch on top, as well as Bosch's Biggest Mistake on the left. A picture of the Delphi versions from BMW can be seen on the RIGHT. We've got to move forward and that's the only option.
There is an error with the application. The aftermarket application database has not been updated by Bosch, which is why Amazon (and wherever else that uses the same database) says it does not fit, but that is an error, as it was in fact supplied OEM to Mini in my wife's 2013 Mini R59. My wife's car had 23K miles on it when the engine failed, indicating Bosch's quality control aren't what they used to be. There are thousands of unhappy Mini owners whose engines have failed. It is bad news if one fails, as you would have to replace them all if you want reliable performance in the future. This part has been remanufactured by Bosch, so hopefully they fixed it to improve reliability. Bosch acknowledges this change in construction on their site. It would be nice if they could update the database for the application.