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Old 06-14-2011, 03:56 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by BimmersGarage View Post
For guarantee fitment (it just fits, no fighting with it to get it installed) and reliable functionality (coolant level sensor)

Yes, you've heard/read that the original ET do fail/crack/explode BUT that's usually after 5 years or 85+K miles whichever comes first.
My factory ET lasted 9 years.
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