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Old 01-25-2012, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Roundel View Post
My 98 Z3 has 102k miles so Im probably running on borrowed time.
My part of CA gets up to and over 100 degrees, sometimes 110 degrees. I wouldnt remove the electric fan unless I lived in Alaska!
Time to order a new coolant pump...
If you are going to change the pump, don't mess around, get a Stewart pump.
And since you are going to remove the fan, shroud....etc, change the Thermostat and both belts as well. I also changed the Fan Clutch.
No point in having to get back in there for a minor item that could have been changed when you were there.
One other thing, when my pump bearing blew up, I cracked the pump pulley when I removed the fan.
It's plastic, I replaced it and the plastic power steering pulley with aluminum ones.
But that is up to you to decide.
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