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Old 01-22-2013, 11:08 AM   #15211
Kracingti
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Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Mexico
Posts: 81
My Ride: E46 320i Touring 02
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Originally Posted by E46Mango View Post
Just curious. Why/how did you overheat? I think I've seen you around before.. did you not heed my warnings about overheating?
Yesss... I know... my fault...

Days before I replaced the water tank, and the bottom O-ring was worn... I just added some silicone hi-temp to seal it. But guess what... it started to leak and I just refill until I get the o-ring to be replaced. But I think that day I did not purge it well and it hit the 125C (262F) without throwing any "low level" warning in the dash... I just saw the needle in the RED zone and I stopped the car...
Now it throw the compresion by the water tank... so we need to replace the head gasket and resurface the head. I just got an oversized thickness head gasket to be replaced.
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