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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-23-2010, 10:23 AM
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Coolant Light Comes on

I have a '87 325e It doesn't come on till about 5 seconds of running. I just changed water pump and coolant a month ago. Could it be a bad sensor?
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:26 AM
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If the coolant isn't escaping, then it's most likely the level sensor.
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:48 AM
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Where is that one located?
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Old 12-23-2010, 12:41 PM
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Right on top of the reservoir.
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Old 12-23-2010, 12:43 PM
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Thats what I thought thank you. Is there a test I can do to see if it is that one?
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:20 PM
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Thats what I thought thank you. Is there a test I can do to see if it is that one?
Never looked into testing it. It's a cheap replacement, and yours is 27 years old, so I'd replace it anyway.....
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:24 PM
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should be able ot ohm out the leads to the sensor and see if switch is closed or not.
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