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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 07-25-2004, 09:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My bimmers been having radiator problems, and I dont know what to do.
MY fluid runs low after about 250-300 miles in the radiator thus making the car over heat. I have changed the cap, that did nothing. I also checked for leaking fluid, no luck. I have gotten 2 oil changes since I realized the problem, and no water in the oil.

Help me! I almost overheated the other day while caltrans was being slow....so I need some anwers cause its gonna fuck(sorry) something up on the car ghead
Ps..only happens if I am at a stand still, or idle.
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Old 07-25-2004, 09:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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when the car is running hot the coolant might evaporate and it might only leak from a hose when it heats up because the hose expands after u drive it for a while pop the hood and check for leaks before it cools down
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Or your water pump could have gone tits up, causing the coolant to boil out.
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well i just talked to my dad...he tells me it might be the thermostat for the water pump....Ill try that first cause its cheaper. So i guess if that goes out the pump wont kick in.


Thanks for help, ill update with the news..hopefully i can fix it.gonna order the part tomarow
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