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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2007, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Bigred455
No, usually it blows the fuse and causes a...

No, usually it blows the fuse and causes a 'no-start' complaint. The problem is when the tech or owner finds this fuse blown and replaces it THAT is when they usually catch fire.

It is coolant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Bigred455
see above

see above
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,551
Posted By Bigred455
It's been awhile since I have seen this, but I...

It's been awhile since I have seen this, but I dont recall the overheat causing a Check Engine Light, but I could be wrong.



It would be on the upper rad hose, that only applies to 6 cylinders,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2007, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Bigred455
The CCV could be fine on the crankcase side, but...

The CCV could be fine on the crankcase side, but on the intake side it could be cracked. This would still show adequate CC pressure, but also cause your intake vacuum leak. Does it have signs on an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,495
Posted By Bigred455
IF it was infact the thermostat that failed, this...

IF it was infact the thermostat that failed, this what happened:

The thermostat has a sensor located on it for the 'map' control. The sensor will leak coolant past the housing and into the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,551
Posted By Bigred455
A couple of things: 1. When you overheat...

A couple of things:

1. When you overheat our cars some of the time the gauge will stick in the red zone. Do an inst cluster reset or clear the overheat fault in the vehicle and the gauge will...
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