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Old 01-31-2013, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by jburke4689 View Post
Compared to previous mechanical pump by BMW they seem to last a little longer. I have numerous friends who had E46 machines and the water pumps came apart around 60k miles. Don't get me wrong, it is still a weak point. Knock on wood, my 335i has 88k miles and no problems yet.
Perhaps true, but there was a high performance alternative that was a fraction of the cost of an OEM electric pump.

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