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Old 02-08-2013, 08:58 AM
jtwrights jtwrights is offline
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Originally Posted by silentbob View Post
The $20 for coolant triggered a thought. You may want to check that they used BMW coolant (it's blue), vs some other coolant. Mixing coolant types is not a great thing. I would have expected BMW coolant to be more than $20 bucks. That combined with a thermostat that was DOA may mean the thermostat wasn't OE or OEM quality either.
The technician assured me the thermostat was OE and this is actually the second time in as many weeks that he has had an issue with that supplier. He actually told the supplier that they have one more chance until he switches to another supplier. Also, the coolant was the proper coolant.
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