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  1. BMW E31 - Bleed the cooling system first time every time

    Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Both the V8 and V12's are self bleeding - that's great, but the heater system isn't! Here's how to get the bleeding done without the normal problems:
  2. 2010 F10 523i N53B30 - Unable to start cooling system bleeding procedure

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Just recently I had an oil change, front brake pad change and coolant change done by an independent garage - reason for the coolant change was that they checked for leaks as the car recently showed that the coolant level was low. No leaks found. The guy who did it told me to check the...
  3. 2008 E92 325SE Cooling system issues

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    Greetings all, my 2008 E92 325se 2996cc has started to show the radiator warning light on the dash in yellow, i've recently had a new expansion tank fitted and the radiator was replaced in December 2017. I've checked the level in the expansion tank and i have had to top up the fluid level, the...
  4. BMW 630i Cooling Sytem Refresh

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    So after several months of weeping, my radiator has gone full-on incontinent. I'm planning to replace the main hoses while I'm at it. Any recommendations for hoses other than OE? I see plenty of Febi and Gates at reasonable prices....
  5. Regular water in the cooling system

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Not using the car as awaiting parts but looking for the leak the aa filled up with regular water, now though most leaked out from the expansion tank , some is still in the car, I can’t drain until Monday, should be ok right, worried about rust issues but is a day or two really gonna make much...
  6. Cooling system issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    So I was using a compressor pump to pump up a paddling pool and ran my battery flat. Jump started the car and left it ticking over, went inside to make a cuppa, promptly forgot and went out maybe 2 hours later to steam shooting from the bonnet of my 2007 318i touring. I let it cool down...
  7. Cooling system help

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, just putting a question out there as I need some help. I have a 55 plate 318ci coupe. Yes I know not great but insurance stopped me on everything else. Since I have had the car I have just problems with the cooling system. It’s had a new expansion tank and coolant temp sensor. However whilst...
  8. Cooling system help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just putting a question out there as I need some help. I have a 55 plate 318ci coupe. Yes I know not great but insurance stopped me on everything else. Since I have had the car I have just HSBC’s problems with the cooling system. It’s had a new expansion tank and coolant temp sensor. However...
  9. BMW E46 320d EU4 - 2004 cooling system problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys! I'm a newbie when we're talking about BMW. I have just cars from VAG group, modified etc, but this does not matter right now. I recently bought a BMW E46 320D - 2004 model. Being annoyed by the stock cd player, I bought a aftermarket android navigation. Using the obd bluetooth...
  10. 2013 520d F10 climate control stops when aux engine cooling fan kicks in

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello. I wanted to request some advice on a problem that has had me tearing out my hair, and that I can't find the answer to anywhere. Apologies if I've missed an existing thread, please feel free to redirect me. The climate control on my 520d seems to work absolutely fine, cooling the...
  11. E91 320d 2006 - anyone changed one of these? Cooling system content

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Heater return pipe with the bleed screw on. Runs between the EGR and what looks like the oil cooler. I had the stats changed and this has now cracked leaking coolant everywhere. Any advice on how to change appreciated. Thanks Matty
  12. 1998 318i best radiator?

    E36
    i just got my 2nd bimmer my first was an e46 2000 323ci, but i just recently picked up a 1998 318i manual and i want to start working on the cars cooling first before anything else but i don't know what radiator to buy normally i go with a mishimoto but when i was looking they didn't have any...
  13. 2005 E 60 523i low cooling fluid temperature

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, The two thermostats were replaced and the cooling fluid temperature is still very low. At 3 degrees Celsius environmental temperature, the car is running at 59-62 degrees Celsius. Can anyone tell me whether my main thermostat (RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog) is electronically...
  14. 2005 E83 X3 cooling fan on all the time the engine is running

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, The cooling fan on my car is running from when the engine is started until the engine is turned off. The car is a manual 2.0 Diesel. Could this be a problem with the fan switch (the one in the radiator hose)? Mick
  15. Swapping e66 seats heating / cooling

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys. Just wondering if it's possible to install heated/cooling seats into an e67 that's only got heated seats at the moment. Is it just a straight swap I.e seats and switches or do I need to change some module as well ? Also,will seats from an pre facelift e66 fit and work (I.e no errors...
  16. How to test Possible Causes of Cooling Fluid Exit

    General BMW Discussions
    https://youtu.be/pW2aw9S5p-0
  17. Cooling System Overhaul - Genuine Parts?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm about to undertake a cooling system overhaul, and need a little advice on what parts to get from BMW and parts from OEM to save money. Already got a genuine stat and tank from BMW reserved (about £85 each) but they want £150 for a pump. Is there anywhere cheaper for a BMW pump or would a...
  18. Unexpected failure of Aircon, ventilation fan, engine cooling fan and glove box light, etc.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Guys this is my first post here so I apologize if I have put it in the wrong section. Brief history of events. I had several failed wires in the rear right hand boot harness that effected the key fob from opening and locking the doors (RH drive car) so I replaced the 26 or so wires that form...
  19. Cooling light help!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, N24 318i 96k Driving along the motor way last week and noticed the yellow coolant light on the dashboard popped on, I took a look at the temperature needle and it was sitting bang on 12 'o clock so was happy it wasn't overheating. Carried on driving (slower) and a few minutes later...
  20. E36 Cooling System - Parts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys, I've recently acquired a 98 323i and I'm looking to upgrade the cooling system, the car will be used for everyday driving and track use. It's done about 80k so I'll be replacing all major components to avoid future issues. Anyhoo from the research I have done I will be ordereing the...
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