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Old 04-01-2011, 04:29 AM
crashpete crashpete is offline
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Mein Auto: E46 316ISE
I HAVE JUST HAD ASIMILIAR PROBLEM WITH A 316ISE WHICH OVERHEATED NOT AT THE DASH BUT THE RAD AND LOST ALL THE COOLANT ILEFT THE CAR TILLTHE NEXT MORNING AND TOPPED IT UP. WHEN I STARTED THE CAR IT FIRED OK BUT I NOTICED I COULDNOT PUT THE ACCELORATOR DOWN , UPON INVESTIGATION OF THE ENGINE BAY I DECIDED TO TAKEBOTH THE FILLER CAP AND DIPSTICK OUT TO CHECK BOTH AS I DID NOTKNOW IF THIS WAS A ENGINE MANAGMENT SHUTDOWN TO PREVENT MORE DAMAGE TOTHE CAR.. UPON TAKING OFF THE FILLER CAP I FOUND A LIGHT CHOCLATEY EMULSION ON THE BACK OF IT AND BECAME A BIT WORRIED I ALSO PULLED THE DIPSTICKOUT TO FIND THE SAME EMULSION IN THE SUMP !! i JUST PAID 1800 FOR THE CAR TWO WEEKS AGO FROM A DEALER AND I WOULD LIKE TOKNOW IF THIS IS A DEFINET HEAD GASKET OR CYLINDER HEAD CRACKED ANY INFO AT ALL WOULD BE OF GREAT HELP RIGHT NOW
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