Thread: Heating issue
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by E30sixer View Post
I took it around the block nowhere too far . Just trying to figure out how it still ha air in the system how long do I let the car sit for with the bleed plug open .. ??
Until the bubbles stop. Even the tiny ones. Then do it again/more.

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Another thing I was going to ask is it normal for an e36 to run just a tad hotter on the temp gauge like just barely .. Or does that mean I'm overheating ? Because it never shoots up just stays there steady
The temp gauges on BMWs are buffered. It will indicate straight up if it's anywhere in the neighborhood of normal temperature. If it's indicating a little high, it may just be a gauge glitch, or it might be actually running a little hot.
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