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Old 12-26-2012, 12:00 PM
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This test will find a cylinder #3 crack:
Originally Posted by Metlic53 View Post
ok i called the tech and he explained, he pressured up the 3rd cylinder and water sprayed out the radiator cap. all other cylinders were fine
And this thread has pictures of a typical cylinder #3 crack:
> E39 (1997 - 2003) > 2002 525i Cracked head
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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