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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Good day fellow Bimmer drivers I have an E91 320i SE 2008 model. A week and a half ago, whilst driving, the engine temperature warning light came on (yellow icon showing a thermometer immersed in water). Shortly after that, the warning light went to red and the car immediately went into limp...
  2. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Was driving my 525td on the motorway the other day and it slowly lost power and temperature was in the red. When i stopped, there was a puddle of coolant under the engine. I started again and it stopped again after 2mins. a towtruck came and took it to a mechanic. i can have him fix the...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, This is my first post on here and sadly its in dire times that I am seeking your expert opinion. I am looking for some general technical feedback from those that have experienced the same issue as above to try and work out what the real odds are of me having just killed my car. :( So...
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    Found this overheating issue these few day, after driving half an hour, shut off the engine drop by the 7-11 for cigarette, after 5min the start up the engine, The temperature gauge shows 3/4 then I continue driving ,about 15sec the temperature back to normal. So decided to change a new...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, my car overheated the other day everything was fine going to work but coming back i had no hot air out of the vents and it overheated, i found the bottom pipe going from the heater valve to the block had split, since replacing this i get hot air from the vents at idle but soon as i drive...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, I was on an A road earlier and my car started to overheat. Didn't notice it overheated and don't know how long it was over half but noticed just before the overheating red light came on on the temp gauge and the light was on for about 3 seconds before i was able to switch the car off...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi people i just called out the aa as i drove 30 miles down the motorway as i came in to dover going through bumpy narrow roads my cars temp needle started to climb higher than its usual spot of dead centre,anyway the temp needle rose all the way to the top and the red light came on i pulled...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there, I have a 1998 E36 323i and its been recently just overheated. Noticed the temp level go up, pulled over and opened the rad cap and let the steam out. Then filled and bled the system. Now after that the car has just completely all power and takes ages to rev and will only rev to...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, wanted to put some miles on the new engine thats gone in for the old one *318 for 318 strait swap). now i done the transplant about a week ago and have scince put around 300 miles on the new engine. However tonight i took if for a run though central london and i got abit of trafic...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, first time post here, wondering if some of you could point me in the right direction. i bought my gf a 316 Ti 2002 with 58k and fsh. i bought it with the coolant light on as the previous owner said the oil/heater exchange unit needed changing due to a tiny leak. she drove it for two days...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi my bro was driving my 316i compact e36 and it overheated and went on the red and it stalled. i told him he should of turnt it off when he saw it creeping up!! the problem was the heater inlet pipe and bursted. i got a new one fitted. noq the car has developed a miss fire. when tick over it...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey guys newish to the site and definately this part of it (e36 owner) anyways... i went with my friend to purchase the above car tonight, we did so :) HID kit, tinted lights all round 135,000 on the clocks fsh etc etc anyway got it home did another 10 miles or so ten minutes after that, then...
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