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Old 10-29-2013, 04:57 AM   #1
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My 330xi 2004 is constantly overheating,there was a leak in the antifreeze canister got that fixed and now the car is all good until I start driving it. It stays at 12 and after driving it for like 5 10 min it starts going to red,at a stand still if I rev the engine it goes back down to normal temp sometimes then I noticed that one hose is boiling hot and the other end after the thermostat is cold can it be the thermostat or is more then that? The records I got from the previous owner state that the water pump and head gasket where replaced and then the car sat for a month any help will be appreciated thank u Camillo ...
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:14 PM   #2
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Welcome to E46Fanatics! I've moved your thread to the general E46 forum for you now.

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revving to cool engine sounds like a bad waterpump to me.
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:27 PM   #4
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as mango would always say REPLACE YOUR ENTIRE COOLING SYSTEM.
looks like either your water pump is bad or the thermostat is stuck.
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