I've got a 01 330xi (M54) that is running hot. I have an OBDII Scanner and OBD Fusion application. I just installed a brand new radiator and Upper and Lower hoses (Gates) and have probably used 10 gallons of antifreeze trying to keep it cooled down enough so I don't ruin the engine...
So the other day I posted that all my coolant flew out of my expansion tank on the way home the other night. I re bleed the system, but I didn't add any more antifreeze. Last night it was extremely cold with the wind chill, went to start my car and the alternator was struggling. I hooked it up...
So the other day my car, 2003 325Xi overheated on the highway. I waited an hour and a half, for the car to cool down and filled up coolant.
I drove off the highway and parked on a side rode, just before the car overheated again. I was now stuck 5 - 6 miles from my house.
I was on the way to a...
Just a quick run down video on some issues with my 00' 323ci.
Suffered some overheating exposure
Leaks antifreeze near the headers
Loud engine knock
Clouds of smoke from tip
Watch le vid :-)
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Okay so I bought a 2003 BMW 330ci with 130,000 miles on it...i was driving it and i hear this loud POP and next thing I know the car is steaming with gases from the left side of the hood (me in the car facing the steering wheel)....once i have it back to my house, i take apart the left side to...
So far on my 2004 325i, i have replaced the overflow tank, the plastic piece that sits right behind the radiator that the overflow attaches onto, (forgot the name) the tranny cooler, thermostat. All the antifreeze is in there. Sometimes when i drive, and let it sit for a little bit, it starts...
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yes i do know how to use the search but it couldn't help me today. so my question is do i HAVE to use genuine bmw coolant or can i any ole coolant from the local autoparts store? i'm flushing my coolant system if that makes any difference thanks
2000 328i -
Hey gang, I had the strangest thing happen the other night. While driving home, my car started to overheat. It was about 50 degrees outside. I pulled over and because I just changed my thermostat, I had some coolant/water mix in the trunk. It had been driving fine for three...
A few days ago my coolant sensor light came on. The car was running just fine. I drove home (10 minutes) and the car was parked in the garage over the weekend. (Nothing appeared to be wrong at all)
A few days later I checked the coolant level and it was pretty low so I topped it off with the...