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Old 01-02-2013, 12:13 PM
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Expansion tanks are a documented weak link. They become brittle with time/heat cycles and crack. You likely do NOT have a head gasket issue. When the tank fails, the cooling system can't hold pressure, and the coolant will overheat.

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JUST...LOOK...UNDER...THE...CAR....for`s like checking to see if a dog is male or female....
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A bimmer with forced induction should have a proper manual gearbox. Anything less is like french kissing your sister.
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