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Old 01-21-2013, 07:16 PM
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Cooling systems have always been a major weak spot on BMWs, which is why they need to be rebuilt every 75,000 miles or so. Overheating is the leading cause of death for BMW engines, so investing a few hundred bucks now will save you *thousands* in damages down the road.
You can buy rebuild kits online, here`s a good one :

It`s about 3 or 4 hours of labor for someone who is mechanically inclined.

Good luck !

PS: Add a coolant expansion tank to this kit, they *always* fail when you least expect it !
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