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93 318 Is Auto Trans How Hard Is It To Replace The Expansion Tank Attached To Radiator Mine Has Hair Line Crack And Has Started To Leak Also Changing The Water Pump The Repair Book Warns Of Bolts Breaking On Removal{i Had A Bolt Break On Me While Changing Therm0stat And The Tap Break While Taping The Old One Out What A Bitch Had To Drill And Tap A 5/16 Stud And Bolt By The Time I Was Done. I Dont Want To Repeat That On Water Pump Maybe Use Some Kind Of Penterating Product Before Tying To Unbolt Pump Housing?

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Maybe these links will help!

RealOEM.com * BMW E36 318is Radiator

I read in this link below about using two M6 sized bolts ~3" long to remove the pump from the block.....

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Pelican Technical Article: BMW Water Pump Replacement


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