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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By daveleak
I cannot believe the grief its given me, its out...

I cannot believe the grief its given me, its out of coolant now, none came out during bleeding. It must have a leak
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Update: Just put the car on to bleed it myself,...

Update: Just put the car on to bleed it myself, it was all going so well. Got it upto operating temperature, opened the screw, loads of air came out thought wonderful. Got back in the car. Coolant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Well that hasnt worked. Can you talk me through...

Well that hasnt worked. Can you talk me through bleeding it. I appreciate theres a guide but as i say i havent got the gear to elevate the car. Ive got some stuff called wetter water, Ill do a 2l mix...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Did you take it all out and do it or literally...

Did you take it all out and do it or literally just pucker up to it and blow?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Wonderful stuff, one to the left was pretty full...

Wonderful stuff, one to the left was pretty full of dust one to the right was clear, ill warm it up tomorrow and get back to you
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Any chance of a pic? Appreciate your help doggy...

Any chance of a pic? Appreciate your help doggy mate.

Sent from my LT15i using Bimmer App
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
The two by the front windows blow cold as well so...

The two by the front windows blow cold as well so its not that I dont think. Im stuck. Engine isnt over heating either
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,968
Posted By daveleak
Would it be possible to fill it up with warm...

Would it be possible to fill it up with warm water instead? Im not getting any hot air at all and I havent got the gear to lift the car. I opened my bottle this morning and the bobber is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Update: Opened the bleeding cap - fluid came out...

Update: Opened the bleeding cap - fluid came out straight away. Opened the coolant bottle cap when engine was cold and it was bubbling like mad, took ages for it stop. Put engine on upto temperature...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Right so step by step... Put key onto position 2,...

Right so step by step... Put key onto position 2, full heat and lowest fan. Turn the car on. Open the bleeding screw untill coolant comes out. Close it. Turn car off. Top car up when Cold with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,968
Posted By daveleak
Ive got a simular problem, fans are blowing cold...

Ive got a simular problem, fans are blowing cold unless they are on full heat. much lower and its cold. Its had new bottle, head gasket, thermo etc etc. Should I take the bleeder cap off, and top the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-23-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 133,094
Posted By daveleak
Lightbulb I went down that road mate and the head gasket...

I went down that road mate and the head gasket had gone. It blew up and steam pissed out of the engine, turned out it was losing pressure through a broken bolt. So I'd take it for a HG pressure test...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Do you mean unscrew it so all the fluid comes...

Do you mean unscrew it so all the fluid comes out? Presumably Id have to take the bottom of the car off to get the fluid out?

Is there any other way of doing it? What are the dangers of just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By daveleak
Question Fan blowers not heating properly

Evening forum,

Just had a load of work done on the car, it had a coolant light issue. Wouldnt stop coming on. It eventually went down the road of having new thermo, rad cap, coolant bottle, head...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By daveleak
Question Air locks

Hi everyone,

Anybody know much about air locks in cooling systems?

Whats the technical problems behind them?

Whats the best way to get rid of them, DIY style?

I hear theyre a pain! :ben:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By daveleak
I dunno because I bought the car cheap. It's done...

I dunno because I bought the car cheap. It's done 152000 miles. The steam and general opinion of people is head gasket. They've quoted me 500 for the gasket including labour and the brake discs and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By daveleak
Well the worst has been confirmed guys, I couldnt...

Well the worst has been confirmed guys, I couldnt understand the mechs accent but the head gaskets gone, it put alot of pressure on a certain pipe that I think he said splits into 3. Hes going to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By daveleak
Might sound stupid but what's it meant to taste...

Might sound stupid but what's it meant to taste like or is it just unbearable? I'll drive it for a bit tomorrow and get back to you.

Sent from my LT15i using Bimmer App
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By daveleak
Yeah drive on the right. I'm concerned because...

Yeah drive on the right. I'm concerned because it's coming from two places, doesn't seem to leak unless I've driven for a bit. If I.just let it sit there it doesn't leak. The blowers are on but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,936
Posted By daveleak
Water Leak underneath front drivers side

Hello guys new to the forum,

Ive had an absolute nightmare with my 318i SE e46 2000 plate. Its had coolant problems for ages.

I had a resevoir bottle changed after I put the wrong coolant in,...
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