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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2012, 10:17 AM
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Posted By H2theHizzo
As always thank you! Will continue and know...

As always thank you! Will continue and know better for next time!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok, my mechanic has looked at it and it appeared...

Ok, my mechanic has looked at it and it appeared he had sorted the problem! However, I drove it for about 5 miles and it was all good! I then came to a standstill in traffic and the needle started to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok , well I'll try the 'stomp' test in the...

Ok , well I'll try the 'stomp' test in the morning and see what happens. Thanks for all your help so far. Cheers
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
It's a 95 and the new engine came out of a 96!...

It's a 95 and the new engine came out of a 96! Mines an M plate and the new one is a N plate! I got the part number from the base of the dipstick. The advert for the engine tellsme that's we're the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 103,537
Views: 5,523,134
Posted By H2theHizzo
High again guys! I needed help again! I'm...

High again guys! I needed help again!
I'm pretty certain my head gasket has gone but I'm awaiting a block tester from eBay to make sure it is that. Assuming it is, I've managed to seek out a second...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Thanks for the info! Will be getting one I theses...

Thanks for the info! Will be getting one I theses ASAP! Cheers
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok, thanks again. Will try bleeding again...

Ok, thanks again. Will try bleeding again tomorrow! Such a pain but if it works I'll be ecstatic! Not to mention better off!
Cheers
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
No apparent cross contamination! The oil is black...

No apparent cross contamination! The oil is black and dosen't show any signs of water contamination. The coolant is red and neither caps show any mayonnaise like substances! There doesn't seem to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ive adjusted my comments! Any ideas?cheers

Ive adjusted my comments! Any ideas?cheers
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok, no luck! Looks like its very bad news! I've...

Ok, no luck! Looks like its very bad news! I've tried bleeding with the engine running and both the bleed screw and expansion tank cap removed. The car was elevated and I continually filled the tank...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok thanks for the info. I will try what you have...

Ok thanks for the info. I will try what you have suggested.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
So confused now because there's so many threads...

So confused now because there's so many threads about e36s overheating and 90% of reply's point to air locks and faulty parts etc. have all these people just been talking theoretically? If there car...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
plus, was it just the overheating or the bit...

plus, was it just the overheating or the bit about the hoses that made you both think ive blown the head gasket?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
ok. lets hope its not that then. fingers crossed...

ok. lets hope its not that then. fingers crossed ive not blown it. will keep bleeding and keep you informed. thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Excellent design then! I've never heard of this...

Excellent design then! I've never heard of this on any other car before. My god, my ford fiesta ran permanently on the red light for six months surviving on the odd water top up! I paid 50 for it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Yes that make sense, but completely opposite once...

Yes that make sense, but completely opposite once the car has cooled down? As in the hoses are crushed! It's overheated about 3 times but I do stop at the point where the light comes on! Really...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Am doing all the above! Any ideas on why there no...

Am doing all the above! Any ideas on why there no heat coming into the cabin? Are the 2 issues related? I drove it to work today and it overheated again! Plus, when I got to work this morning the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Hi I have elevated the front of the car. Then...

Hi
I have elevated the front of the car. Then taken the bleed screw completely out and poured the coolant mix into the expansion tank until no more bubbles appear from the hole! Continuing to pour...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,603
Posted By H2theHizzo
Yes, I did all that. I'm also not getting heat...

Yes, I did all that. I'm also not getting heat into the 'cabin' but I think it just might take a little time to bleed. I hope anyways as I'm out of ideas otherwise! Cheers
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Ok thank you. I just thought it would be read by...

Ok thank you. I just thought it would be read by 3 different sets of eyes. I'm new so was under the impression that if I posted in all 3 threads then those who had been involved in the three...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
Is that supposed to be funny? Answering in all 3...

Is that supposed to be funny? Answering in all 3 threads! Not very productive input but hey ho! Or is it genuine advice!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By H2theHizzo
I've had the same problem. I've changed the...

I've had the same problem. I've changed the thermostat and housing. The water pump. I've flushed the system and bled several times! I will continue to bleed for the next few days as this seems to be...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-14-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By H2theHizzo
I've had the same problem. I've changed the...

I've had the same problem. I've changed the thermostat and housing. The water pump. I've flushed the system and bled several times! I will continue to bleed for the next few days as this seems to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,712
Posted By H2theHizzo
I've had the same problem. I've changed the...

I've had the same problem. I've changed the thermostat and housing. The water pump. I've flushed the system and bled several times! I will continue to bleed for the next few days as this seems to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,603
Posted By H2theHizzo
I've had the same problem. I've changed the...

I've had the same problem. I've changed the thermostat and housing. The water pump. I've flushed the system and bled several times! I will continue to bleed for the next few days as this seems to be...
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