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  1. DIY: Thermostat replacement in details

    E39 M5 (1998-2003)
    Hey guys, This forum seems very slow but FWIW I made a video replacing the thermostat a while ago and figured I would post it. Hope it helps someone! It wasn't as bad as it sounds... Just get the thermostat housing cover and save yourself the hassle of pulling the old gasket etc... It was like...
  2. M30 only runs correctly without thermostat

    E34 (1989 - 1995)
    I purchased my 1990 535i about a month ago and everything was fine until yesterday when I noticed it was overheating.The thermostat cover was leaking and after taking it off we find that there was no thermostat there. We put in a new one in and it wouldn't circulate the coolant and kept getting...
  3. First time poster seeking Male or Female help with no strings attached : )

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi folks, I hope I got your attention : ) I have been on this site many times decided to register only last night. I have a 2003 BMW E39 520I Auto, lovely car a big change from my 316. However this car needs some TLC now that I'm on holidya from college I have the time to get some work done...
  4. Thermostat Housing Problems

    E34 (1989 - 1995)
    I own a 1994 525i. The car recently lost a lot of coolant while my wife was driving it. When I looked at the car to try to figure out what was wrong I noticed a crack right down the middle of the thermostat housing. My first question is "is this common?". The housing appears to be made of...