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Old 11-23-2013, 08:46 PM
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CHEAP New Fix for Weephole Coolant pipe

Here is a new & very cheap method for those of you with the weephole Coolant pipe
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:53 AM
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Old 11-24-2013, 07:07 AM
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:16 AM
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WOW! Now this weephole is a must diy for that cheap... Any reviews ?
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:17 AM
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Okay now Im getting nervous and hope that i dont have to do this,...
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Old 11-24-2013, 03:11 PM
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WOW! Now this weephole is a must diy for that cheap... Any reviews ?

sorry but I didn't look for any reviews , I was in a rush when I posted this up ...
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:47 PM
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When I had my weep hole problem fixed the mechanic said it is not a matter of IF you will have this problem but WHEN. The seal will fail eventually on all BMWs that have this engine. I paid $1200 for the expandable pipe solution (happened at 150,000 miles for me) and would feel better using that solution rather than the Band-Aid stint approach of gobbing a bunch of sealant onto a stint. Many, many years ago I remember pouring Bar's Leak into my 1976 Chevy Malibu to stop a radiator leak and it killed the cooling system. I would be hesitant to pour their sealant conditioner into the coolant system of the BMW. Just my 2 cents.

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Old 11-30-2013, 07:21 PM
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I wonder if this would work on the 760li ? I would think so but i dont know if the pipe is the same diameter as the 745/750
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I wonder if this would work on the 760li ? I would think so but i dont know if the pipe is the same diameter as the 745/750
Look up the sellers other Items , he is also selling the 1 for the 760
& yes they are slightly different .
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Old 11-30-2013, 07:42 PM
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Look up the sellers other Items , he is also selling the 1 for the 760
& yes they are slightly different .
I'm going to give him a call tomorrow and see if i can find out what that mystery fluid is. I might just be one of the first Ginny pigs to try it out while i have the money
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Old 12-03-2013, 03:58 PM
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I thought it was interesting that the "O-ring conditioner" is used to try to stem the leaking of the rear O-ring and any other seals in the valley. I also found it interesting they don't bother to repair the rear O-ring seal on the pipe. Is it the case that it does not fail as often as the front seal does? That makes no sense to me.

In any case, it's not a bad solution, but I still think an expandable pipe is a good way to go if you have the $$. You get a look at the valley pan and all other possible leaks in the area, including some of those tiny 6mm ID hoses in the valley, which "do" leak.
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Old 12-03-2013, 04:49 PM
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I wasn't able to get an exact answer out of them but I asked if it was similar to stop leak and they said it was similar. I have heard some bad things about stop leak and when it does work its only TEMPORARY. A lot of times people have to do the proper fix in the end. I'm saving my money for the expandable pipe method.
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I wasn't able to get an exact answer out of them but I asked if it was similar to stop leak and they said it was similar. I have heard some bad things about stop leak and when it does work its only TEMPORARY. A lot of times people have to do the proper fix in the end. I'm saving my money for the expandable pipe method.
I didn't want to post anything , as it has not even been a week yet .
But we did my buddys car & it has been holding up with no issues
since Wednesday of last week .

But we did not use there bottle of O-Ring conditioner at all .
We did everything else except the last part which consist of
using there O-Ring Conditioner .


We also let the sealant dry from Wednesday til Friday before we
put The water pump on & put the car back together .
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Old 12-10-2013, 04:53 PM
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a little up date for today . My buddy just left my house
& all is still running smooth with this cheap method for
the weap hole .
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Old 12-15-2013, 04:16 AM
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Dumb question, but if you have the weep hole leakage and you do nothing, what happens? I have a bit of leakage under the car but haven't tracked it down yet. But with my luck (and a car with 120K on it) it's the most expensive fix possible for the symptom.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:28 AM
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You would be driving with no coolant in your car.
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a little up date for today .
all is still running smooth on my buddys car with this cheap method for
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I repaired the weep hole leakage on my X5 4.4i N62 engine using the sleeve from Bimmerfix.
It is an easy DYS project that required only removal of the water pump. The longer process was sanding the ID if the water pipe to fit the sleeve inside.
Repair kit came with sanding rod and detail instruction. Great service from Bimmerfix.com
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:38 AM
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With the AGA pipe you are fixing the seal on both ends. Is the other end not a concern? I don't know just asking.

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I repaired the weep hole leakage on my X5 4.4i N62 engine using the sleeve from Bimmerfix.
It is an easy DYS project that required only removal of the water pump. The longer process was sanding the ID if the water pipe to fit the sleeve inside.
Repair kit came with sanding rod and detail instruction. Great service from Bimmerfix.com
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:18 AM
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a little up date for today .
all is still running smooth on my buddys car with this cheap method for
the weap hole .
Haha. That's what BMW engineers said about the valve stem seals as they signed them off to production.

Problems - if any, will likely take while to show up.


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Old 02-10-2014, 10:28 PM
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Thumbs up Weephole fix

This fix works out of default! What I mean is that the real fix is the sealant that they use is building up around the outer circumference of the new sleeve and when you slide it into the existing water coolant pipe it creates a new gasket/sealant blocking the coolant from entering back into the pan and out the weephole.... How about that!
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:35 AM
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Um, sounds like snake oil but what do I know. I will spend the extra money and go the aga path. Hope it works out!
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Old 02-25-2014, 03:55 PM
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I didn't want to post anything , as it has not even been a week yet .
But we did my buddys car & it has been holding up with no issues
since Wednesday of last week .

But we did not use there bottle of O-Ring conditioner at all .
We did everything else except the last part which consist of
using there O-Ring Conditioner .


We also let the sealant dry from Wednesday til Friday before we
put The water pump on & put the car back together .
PAPER, I have the coolant leak right now and it's pretty bad. I'm looking into doing this fix instead of the AGA, my Indy is quoting me 1800 for the AGA, pm me if you're available to help. I'm in California, L.A area. You're the only person I know that's done it so far. Thanks.
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