BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com

BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com (http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/)
-   3-Series (E36) (http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/3-series-e36/)
-   -   Need Help Identifying a Hose Leaking Coolant (http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/3-series-e36/need-help-identifying-hose-leaking-coolant-76873.html)

BMWBreaker 11-10-2012 05:08 PM

Need Help Identifying a Hose Leaking Coolant
 
Hi fellas, I'm not too mechanicly inclined as most of you, with that being said my 95 318ti is keeps overheating. I found the topic to bleed it and fix the airlock but it is actually leaking coolant and keeps overheating when the car sits running. I found the source of the leak at the driver side- there is a hose that from behind the radiator to the outside up. One end appears to plug in a type of swith on the back end. It is a hose with a flat c shaped wire inside. On the front end the hose transforms into a hard wire and runs staight up. Any ideas what the hose is called or if it's easy to remove to fix. I apperciate anyones time. Thanks!

ZenitramNaes 11-10-2012 07:20 PM

You should take a picture. You'd have an answer a lot quicker.


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com App

BMWBreaker 11-10-2012 09:10 PM

5 Attachment(s)
Here are the best pics I can come up with. Still leaking apparently after being on a jack stand for 5 hours.

BMWBreaker 11-11-2012 04:43 PM

problem solved. Wrong wire , just appeared to be leaking. Radiator hose had pressure cracks all through it leaking air/coolant. Easy fix but still slightly smoking.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:14 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome