Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Too much coolant? - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums



Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > Z Series > E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)

E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
E36/7 Z3 Roadster, Z3 coupe, Z3 M Roadster and Z3 M Coupe talk with our gurus here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-29-2012, 11:12 AM
ll1212 ll1212 is offline
Registered User
Location: cali
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7
Mein Auto: z3
Too much coolant?

1998 Z3 2.8l

I'm having a bit of a strange issue. I just rebuilt the entire cooling system.

When I fill it with coolant, up to the bleed hole with car on and heater on, there's too much coolant in the expansion tank when it cools.

It's about 2 inches over the "cold" line when I check it the next morning.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 09-30-2012, 06:16 PM
brock5ga brock5ga is offline
Registered User
Location: Monroe, GA
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 97
Mein Auto: Z4
If it is not overheating and the level is staying consistent, either leave it there or draw enough coolant out of the jug to put the level on the mark. Will not hurt anything to have a little over full. As long as you know where the level is, you can keep an eye open for coolant loss.
Reply With Quote
Reply

See More Related BMW Stories


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > Z Series > E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.