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Old 01-30-2014, 06:52 PM
X5lovehate X5lovehate is offline
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X5 run hot, oil light began to flash

Have an X5 BMW 3.0. Temperature gauge began to move towards hot after 2 3 hours of snow traffic this week. As the temperature gauge began to move towards hot the oil light gauge would flash. As I was able to move the temperature gauge would go back down. I recently had the sensor replaced and had no problems for a month - now this. Need advice on what this is coming from and what to have checked.
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Old 02-07-2014, 05:32 PM
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Could be the electric fan. What is your coolant temp. reading?
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