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  1. Thermostat/Temp Gauge Problem

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    2001 325Ci has thermostat and/or temp sensor problem. Temp gauge reads low with engine fully hot. Doesn't reach "normal" (TDC). Have plenty of heat thru blowers so engine water is hot. Thermostat opens too quickly (hose temp with pyrometer is less than 100 F when thermostat opens). OBC...
  2. Losing coolant, sweet smell, temp down...

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    So I have a problem with my 00 323ci. Losing significant coolant, but it is not puddling in the garage. Can smell a sweet smell when the heat is turned up into the cabin. Temperature gauge stays in the middle when idiling but will drop to the cold side when running for 25+ mins. With that the...
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