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Old 09-15-2006, 02:40 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by mcabr View Post
I searched on this topic and it seems reasonably easy so I was wondering if anyone else had done this and how hard it is. I am able to do most installs but playing with the engine seems kind of ify to me. However, when looking into the engine bay the waterpump is pretty much just right there once I take the fan off and radiator or whatever. Any opinions on this?

It was really straightforward on my 2002 325im. I also replaced the thermostat. The hardest part was to remove the coolant hoses from the thermostat.
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