I feel like I'm definitely one of the few at this point.. It's a 1999 with 113k miles..
So the only thing I've done is flush my coolant at 50k miles, and I did the fuel filter at the same time.
I bought a new water pump and thermostat before I hit 100k, expecting them to die swiftly since...
OK. new to BMW. Fine car. But it seems like cooling system issues are common.
I understand that plastic fails with age, and that is a likely cause of system failures.
But I can't help wondering if the design is also part of the problem.
Many (most???) cars use an overflow tank and a pressure...