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  1. DIY: Do It Yourself
    RADIATOR MOUNTING PLATE FOR EXPANSION TANK (manual) Well, it was time to change my radiator, I started by removing all fan, shroud, expansion tank, reservoir and hoses... once everything was all out. I installed new radiator hoses and so ... after making sure parts were back in place and clips...
  2. UK
    Hey guys, Just a quick question thats been bugging me for a while! 320ci M54, 2001. I need to replace a part of the cooling system but i'm having trouble locating a replacement, it's the plastic part which has the coolant bleed screw in it. It sits on top of the coolant expansion tank and is...
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hey there, Yesterday I found that my expansion tank had a crack so I got another one and replaced it. I re-used the coolant level sensor and the original cap. Went out this am to check the levels and the cap broke. The spring and the spring body separated from the cap that screws onto the...
  4. General E46 Forum
    Variation on recent poll. Lets see if the distribution is more narrow. My guess 6-7 years. Mine is just 4 years old, still original.
  5. DIY: Do It Yourself
    I'm a first time user on this fantastic site. I have a 2003 318i Auto. I replaced my expansion tank (after following the DIY instructions on this site). I filled in water/coolant mixture and left the cap off. After a few turns on the ignition, with it struggling to start, it started with a very...
  6. General E46 Forum
    I am doing the coolant change on my 2000 328ci as we speak. I haven't done this before, so i'm following these DIYs http://www.bmw330ci.net/maintenance/coolant.php http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=507936&highlight=coolant+diy I only see one blue drain plug under the car. When i...
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