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  1. Thermostat/water pump issue

    General E46 Forum
    I just bought my 325i and when i plugged in my scan tool while driving I noticed that my engine was at 99C and my radiator was at 27C. I tried to bleed the system with some distilled water just to see if that was the issue but I don't believe that it is. The radiator stayed stone cold the...
  2. 200k 330ci Maintanance

    General E46 Forum
    So I’m new to BMWs and I would like to know what maintenance should I expect to do. So far I’ve had to do the water pump and the reservoir. Car was working fine when I bought it. But then I had antifreeze leak.
  3. Strange whistle while engine is running!

    General E46 Forum
    So, I just replaced my oil filter housing gasket. I didn't notice anything out of the ordinary, like coolant leaks or other oil drips. All the cooling system parts were in good shape. I did replace the water pump/alternator etc. belt, which was cracked. Soon after that, I started hearing a...
  4. Help overheating

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 00 328ci my engine is over heating... and leaking coolant.. the reason this all started is the fan wasn’t plugged in the sensor got unplugged and it over heated and exploded on the side of the road... coolant was everywhere. Since then I bought a new expansion tank and expansion tank...
  5. How I dominated the beast or how I avoided that my M54B30 to overheat

    General E46 Forum
    Long time without write in the forum but last week my e46 it almost overheat and I want to share my history, all was good until a few days back when I return to my home from work, two blocks before my house my car start to rise temperature by one grade by grade in a very slow way, I mean one...
  6. Could this noise be a soft failing water pump?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all, I am trying to find out what this noise is: Maybe the water pump? Cheers
  7. 335i e92 LCI Water Pump

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    Hey guys, Does our forum have a sponsor that can help give a discount on an electric water pump? I"m afraid mine is starting to fail. Or can someone point me to where I can get a reasonably priced one? Need one asap. Thanks!
  8. 325 Overheating issue

    General E46 Forum
    so i have a 2002 325 with about 163k miles. I had an overheating issue last summer, replaced the water pump, thermostat, and electric fan. haven't had a problem since. Last night, i was idling in the taco bell drivethru and my temperature gauge started going up and the car shut off. i opened the...
  9. FS: used cooling system parts for ballers on a budget

    Engine & Performance
    Selling the following as a package: - used Rein upper radiator hose - used Rein lower radiator hose - used water pump (I think it is a Graf pump, based on markings) - used coolant temp sensor Price: $20 picked up, or $40 shipped (located at 20852, shipping continental US only) I am actually...
  10. cracked block behind water pump

    General E46 Forum
    my water pump failed which caused my mechanical fan to fail which flung fan blades into my radiator and hoses. i got new everything but then when i took off my old water pump the block behind it is cracked. can't simply get new block so i may weld / jb weld / ***8230;? any advice would be...
  11. Possible blown head gasket on 2000 BMW 323ci ?

    General E46 Forum
    First of all, I know there are many posts under " head gasket" but this is my first post and I still had to ask before spending big bucks. A little background,(and the biggest regret of my car ownership life) I had to drive my car after the expansion tank cracked, all the coolant was leaking...
  12. Water pump failure, parts questions

    General E46 Forum
    Hey, over the weekend I had a water pump failure. Have some input on a few things i noticed before the failure which I will post to this thread tonight. Just want to get the questions out there so I can get parts ordered. Front bearing on pump is completely gone. I took the pump off. I...
  13. M54 Water pump, Thermostat, Serpentine Belts Complete DIY

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Guys, here's the complete DIY video on replacing your M54 thermostat, water pump and serpentine belts:
  14. coolant help!!

    General E46 Forum
    ive seen lots of posts on coolant issues and they were all very helpful. mine started with a broken belt. changed it and all the sudden i was leaking coolant. the radiator had cracked. i changed expansion tank, auto transmission oil cooler thermostat and radiator. work fine for about a week...
  15. Stewart High Preformance water pump

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    What is everyone's opinion of their water pump, its sold on bavauto for about 195$ does anyone have any experience with it and is it worth it over the stock BMW pump?
  16. Engine Possibly Frozen...

    General E46 Forum
    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...
  17. New Year / New Issues

    General E46 Forum
    Hello Everyone ... Hoping you can help me with my issue, I own a '2000' 323i with 99,000 miles and today I replaced my coolant expansion tank due to a crack in it along with the oil thermostat. But now the heater doesn't work and it overheats , I have tried to bleed it since I changed the...
  18. Catastrophic failure

    General E46 Forum
    Yesterday my cooling pump ceased up randomly and ripped apart most of the plastic components in the engine compartment due to the serpentine belt snapping off and destroying the cooling fan and the fan shroud and causing the cooling fan to cease as well. Has anyone else ever had to deal with...
  19. car still RUNNING hot !!!

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 330ci , I changed water pump and thermostat correctly ,water pump was toasted and the thermostat as well. I put in antifreeze and then I drive my car reading normal temp 12'o clock on temp reading then after a short time of driving it soon climbs up and up (quickly) . I think I...
  20. torque specs

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    After reading numerous posts, I went to work on replacing my oil filter housing gasket. Susequent reading persuaded me to also replace water pump and pulley, deflection and tensioner pulleys, thermostat housing. I hit & miss discovered torque specs in posts, but am uncertain regarding the...