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#1 (permalink) Old 03-31-2009, 10:32 PM
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1989 BMW 750iL Overheat Crazy Steam please help

OK so this is probably has been for the most part answered but my problem seems different from the rest. Ok I was getting ready to leave in the morning and I went to defrost my car 5 min before I left. Well as I walk back outside I see some what apears to be smoke leaking from the door as soon as I open my door I get a rush of steam to the face. I found that the steam is rushing out of all my air vent very quickly. Later after I let the car sit for a few hours the Low Coolant lite came on. I also noticed a river of coolant under my car. I do not know if somehow my Coolant is leaking into my air vent and if so how to stop the leak. If someone could help me out that would be much appreciated. I was unable to locate a forum thread discussing the problem that included rave steam party in side the BMW.
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sounds like your heater core(s) blew....

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Ouch thats a pricey object not to mention the fact that you have to take out the center console. hmmm....
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Yeah you have to take apart most the dash You can Bypass the heater core but then you wont have a heater

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