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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I cannot find OEM BMW Coolant anywhere online in the UK. All I've heard is to used genuine bmw coolant. Where do you guys get it from? Thanks in advance Jordan
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has anyone used performance coolant additives without any negative effects such as sludging or other adverse effects on the radiator or coolant pump? I was just curious as I've seen a couple of products for less than £20 that claim to increase cooling efficiency by 30%. Cheers.
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    morning all, I have an e39 530d pre facelift model. One of my radiator hoses has split so I have had a massive coolant leak. im replacing the water pump and temp stat while changing the hose but I need to know how much total volume of liquid the cooling system takes? Thank you
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, mine's 530d 2004 erg cooler pipe cracked and leaking exhaust now. I am planning to change it in next couple of days. Just have a question about coolant. Do I need to drain it before replacing erg cooler? Thanks
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I was just wondering what was the correct type of antifreeze to use in my e46 diesel please?
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So what colour antifreeze is everyone using besides the bmw oem stuff? I can't quite make out he colour in my expansion tank it's looks blue/green, iv not seen green being sold in shops. 2011 320d m sport.
  7. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Until next Friday (30th January) Opie Oils are giving an additional 15% Off All Gear Oils, Coolants & Antifreeze with voucher code: DEAL Other offers include Free 1 litres on selected 5 litre engine oils, Fuchs Fully synthetic 5w-40 engine oil reduced from £34 to only £25 and 15% Off top...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I know BMW specify BMW OEM Blue coolant 50:50 for our cars but it's probably a lot cheaper to by other brands. If there a specification I need to know or will any coolant mixed to 50:50 do? Also, do you really need to use distilled water or will tap water do, I don't live in a particularly soft...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I noticed antifreeze fluid leaking where the hose connects to radiator, just on right hand side of reservoir? Hose feels quite hot. I checked the mouth of hose, but no signs of wear, it has a groove at 6 o'clock position Any idea mate? Thank you
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    What antifreeze should be in my 2005 525d e61?
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all i changed my anti-freeze a couple of weeks ago(not a full flush as i didnt remove antifreeze from engine block) i put 50/50 mix in but on tester it says only protected to around -15 so want to get more in there so is there an easy way? I.e using bleed screw to drain a litre or so and then...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all tested my car yesterday and only protected to around -6 so not happy with that, i have got some bmw anti-freeze and was going to do a full flush but really dont habe time so i was wondering is there a quicker/easier way than doin a full flush? I will get it flushed the early part of next...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi ive just bought a 5 series and seeing as that winter is comming up. I am going to change the antifreeze that in the car for some fresh.. Can some one tell me what the correct mixture should be, And what grade oil I should use. John
  14. General BMW Discussions
    :confused Just ordered a new Wahler thermostat from EuroCarParts as mine's sticking open. What antifreeze should I buy and from where? Do I need to mix it with distilled water, what quantity do I buy (will I need to drain the system completely to change the thermostat?) and what's the...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I was going to renew the coolant today but which do I buy, some say red, some green, or blue Car is a 2002 316ti compact , thanks. Ant
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I'm pretty sure this is the correct coolant / antifreeze for a 2002 E46 330D, but I thought I'd just ask to make sure as I'm off to buy it tonight. Comma :: Productsguide Thanks, Andy.
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Help I have stupidly put in a spoonful of anitfreeze in the brakefluid container. What affect will this have? will it cause damage to my breaks?
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, My coolant light came up for 5 seconds then went off. I'm not sure which coolant to buy. The manual says to use BMW coolants only but I've heard that other products are ok to use aslong as I don't use the cheap ones. Will this product be ok for my car...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    First and foremost - Happy New Year to you all! Secondly, my enquiry - I had my 300ci coolant renewed as to my thermostat and waterpump this Tuesday @ Hallmark BMW indep. specialist in Maldon Essex, and I have noticed that they did not use the BMW recommended antifreeze as it was orange in...
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