Will have to keep trips close to home for a while until I'm confident the cooling system is back to normal. Yeah fasten down that belly pan. The sensor mounts in the reservoir without one. Cars with a hydraulic tensioner most of the time will only need a replacement pulley 11281748131. I bought a new tank and got to figure 5 before i got in trouble. Get a new cap for you new tank. If the water pump was faulty, I would think the engine would overheat.
Fingers inside the top opening to steady the pry bar. Thank you May 12, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: What type of vehicle? Slowly push the bar down while steadying your fingers on the inside to slowly pry it up. Remember the slow and easy pulling, you will break the thermostat in the bottom if you man-handle it. Rubber cooling hoses become dry and crack over time which leads to coolant leaks from the ends of the hose. Your description doesn't lead me to suspect one more than the other. E46 Samco Silicone Hose Set includes: upper radiator hose to thermostat 17127510952 lower radiator hose to thermostat 11531436408 expansion tank return hose 11531436410 Fitment note: the silicone hoses replace the rubber hose section of the stock coolant hoses. If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help.
It's a well known fact that the expansion tanks on E46's can be very stubborn to remove. Do you have to buy a thermostat to get the cover? Shops and dealers can use a pressure tester to check the system for smaller hard to find leaks. Recently I've ha to keep filling the coolant every couple weeks. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Pull, Pull and wiggle, pull some more! No leaks where hoses connect so far.
Do not use any sealants on the water pump or the thermostat. I refilled and it just poured back out. Sometimes you have to idle with the cap off for a while to get them out. No leaks while warm in the driveway. Are there any other parts you recommond replacing that are financial within reason remember this is Christmas time Thanks in advance for all your help. When installing your new expansion tank, connect the coolant level sensor electrical connector, then press it into the mounting bracket and engage the retaining clip. I read somewhere there is a expansion tank you should avoid, and one that is rated alot better.
Yesterday I replaced the expansion tank. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Silicone has been proven during extreme racing conditions and won't be the weak link that ruins your day. Not sure what the manual one is, sorry. Watching videos of numerous guys trying to remove that tank is scary! Theme days You're welcome to post anything you want within our rules. Any ideas what it could be? I thought this is unbelievable, why, how is this thing tank still in here? With the engine off, fill the engine with coolant until it runs out of the bleeder hole.
Does anyone here have any info on that? Thanks : September 4, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It is a coolant hose for the reservoir. If not, check the heater control valve. If this is not the exact Expansion Tank you are looking for, or you would like this part in a brand other than Behr, please and one of our customer service experts will help you locate the exact part you need. Also, if you have an automatic, watch out for the auto thermostat. How bad did I just mess up or is it a power steering res? Who knows maybe you or someone you know has these laying unwanted in their garage? It was indeed a little overfilled from getting all the air out last night, so I drained 10 ounces or so to get the level stick in the overflow tank right where it should be.
The radiator fan is also running. . Water pump is the original pump and is definitely working. Remove the water pump pulley, remove the 4 nuts that hold the water pump to the timing cover, insert the bolts that were used for the pulley into two threaded holes in the water pump and tighten down the bolts gradually until the water pump pushes out of its housing. Remove all of the bolts that hold the thermostat to the engine. Hose and expansion tank are only 6000 miles old.
As long as you get the smaller broken pieces out, so they don't end up in the cooling system. See picture, wow, it actually showed up. Should I replace the thermostat since I already have it apart even though I have a excellent heater? Some days are dedicated to certain themes, see below. Once the tank begins to move stop using the pry bar and now go back to grabbing it with your hands and pull and lift slightly back away from the radiator connection. Disconnect the coolant level sensorÃÂ's electrical connector at bottom of the expansion tank then remove the expansion tank from the vehicle. Also had to buy a expansion tank mount because I chipped an edge trying to unsuccessfully remove that stupid trans thermostat! Mount the expansion tank plate to the new radiator.
It's my first bimmer and in the three years I've owned it have now completely went threw suspension and a motor swap. Car idled in the driveway until water temp gauge was vertical middle of operating range where it always has been since the car was new Went to auto parts store 2 miles from home. See our Pelican Parts Technical Article on. Tank is still leaking at base and cannot see from top or bottom of tank January 30, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thermostat first, then install with bracket, then tank. I ran to the dealer to buy a new tank and lower thermostat.