This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 12311432980 and is described as Alternator 120 Amp for E46 323/328 (1999-2000), E39 528i (1997-2000), and Z3 2.5/2.8/3.0 (1997-2001). This alternator is often also listed as part number 12-31-1-432-980.
Alternator failure is fairly common on the M52/M52TU BMW engines. When an alternator fails, it will leave your BMW completely dead and powerless. If this has already happened to you, this Bosch brand OEM alternator may be what you need to get your BMW's electrical system charging and have yourself back on the road.
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A core charge applies to this purchase. The supply of original parts for rebuilding keeps the final purchase price low. The core must match the part that was supplied in terms of fitment, type, application, accessories, and hardware. Damaged or modified cores will not receive a refund. A core charge can only be refunded once the core has been inspected and approved. Click here for our Core Policy
BMW Fitments: 3 Series
E46 (99-05) > 323Ci
E46 (99-05) > 323i
E46 (99-05) > 328Ci
E46 (99-05) > 328i5 Series
E39 (97-03) > 528iZ Series
E36/7 / E36/8 Z3 (96-02) > Z3 2.5
E36/7 / E36/8 Z3 (96-02) > Z3 2.8
E36/7 / E36/8 Z3 (96-02) > Z3 3.0