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#1 (permalink) Old 12-30-2009, 05:51 PM
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hi there can any1 help me with ma old 525td. it overheated after lying in minus11 temp. left it 4 2 days then it was ok. now it gets slightly hotter when i go faster and cools right down when i slow down.
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Do you have hot and cold in the cabin ? and whats the coolant level like?

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yeah generallly when you over heat in cold wheather, its due to Low coolant levels, or a poor antifreeze/water mix. Being as now its all pretty much pre-mix, chances are the coolant is low.

Then negative is finding out WHY your low, if there is a leak on a hose, or worse.
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hi there can any1 help me with ma old 525td. it overheated after lying in minus11 temp. left it 4 2 days then it was ok. now it gets slightly hotter when i go faster and cools right down when i slow down.
thanks for that. the coolant is spot on was a tad weak but sorted that. hohum
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