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i just purchase a 00' BMW 528i with 79k mi. and this morning it overheated and started shooting water everywhere...?

im guessing its the water pump..?

the guy before me already put a new radiator in.

could this is be worse than just the water pump ?
or what else could it be ?

and how much money am i looking at here ???


thanx
 

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See the DIY section on the Cooling System issues. It is hard to say what the issue but if it is spraying water, odds are it is a hose.
 

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i have a 2000 528i & that same thing happened to me.
after the engine cooled off & i looked at it.
it was just the hose.
really easy fix for a big problem.
only cost me $170 including parts & labor.
 

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I've got an alternative bad answer for you...
the reservoir next to the radiator (assuming it is like my 540i).... it is pressurized as well. Mine cracked and spewed everywhere.

These things are not too hard to diagnose though as the source of the fluid is fairly easy to spot!
 
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