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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys I entered the secret menu to display the coolent Temperature and decided to go for a ride. I started the car I noticed temperatures of around 20-25. During my drive it went up to 40. I was doing some local and a little strech on motorway. Then I gave up and come back to my car park...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon, Just returned from a 600 mile trip in my 1999 E46 323 (manual), about an hour from home my coolent light came on then went off (10 seconds). Got home ok but this morning found the below - When I undid the coolent cap, there was quite alot of pressure which expelled around a pint...
  3. 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...
  4. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All i have a BMW 645ci, Manual, 2004 it has developed a very annoying coolant leak, but only when the engine is of, after about 1 hour ( from driving ) it will leak about 100ml of coolant down the front of the engine block, looks like its coming from under the water pump area, it runs fine...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi hope some one can help plz iv got a 2003 318i estate e46 every now and then im loosing my coolent its about every 400 miles i take a drive and loose the coolent but the car is not over heating it stays in the middle i leave it to cool down refile run the car around come back on my drive check...
  6. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    hi hope some one can help plz iv got a 2003 318i estate e46 every now and then im loosing my coolent its about every 400 miles i take a drive and loose the coolent but the car is not over heating it stays in the middle i leave it to cool down refile run the car around come back on my drive...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I got a bmw e39 528i sport. Right I will start this off with 3months ago I had the head gasket go I had it changed along with a new head because it had cracked the mechanic said the block looked fine with no cracks, after it was changed everything was fine until two weeks ago when there was a...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I am from Coventry uk, I need to replace everything from rad to hoses to expansion tank where can I go to get good prices and quality
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hello Wondering if some one could shine a little more light on the problem im having. I have a 2003 m sport 320d which starts fine all the time apart from when at running temp left for 5 mins cranks over about 8 times then fires up? If i stop the car and fire up straight away it stars fine...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What coolant do i need, for a 2001 e46 330d ? I had always thought, most cars pre 98 where blue, and 99 onwards were red. but i was surprised to drain blue coolant out of mine - now I've looked into it a little looks like there are lots of different types of coolant? what sort do i need? car is...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, The other day my car wouldnt start, it was turning but nothing was kicking in. I called out the AA and the guy checked the spark plugs and in cyclinder 1 and 2 there was oil. He cleared it out and we managed to get the car started after playing around with the fuel pump fuse. He advised...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    More problems, I've changed the thermostat for a new one, bleed the coolent via the screw on the header tank, after about 5 to 10 mins the top hose starts to have a dance and sounds like the water is boilling up! (temp gauge reads in the middle) Now at this point the thermostat is not open...
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