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Old 08-22-2016, 05:52 PM   #1
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330i cracked radiator part . NEED HELP .

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My first post ever but just wondering if I need to replace the whole radiator or If I can just buy the part alone . It's the plastic part attached on the right side of radiator next to the expansion tank . Not sure how to post a pic on here . Any help at all is appreciated .
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:10 PM   #2
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Yes you can purchase this part here it is if you are talking about this part.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...46-17111436250
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:11 PM   #3
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Hope i was able to help you
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:48 PM   #4
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Manual or auto transmission?
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:04 PM   #5
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if it's the plastic part directly attached to the side of the radiator, then no you can't replace it. the only thing you can replace is the expansion tank and the mount for the ET which is linked above.
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:15 AM   #6
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If the end cap of radiator - No. If it is the part that hold expansion tank then yes. Check realoem.com for availability.
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:07 PM   #7
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AUTO ,
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:11 PM   #8
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if it's the plastic part directly attached to the side of the radiator, then no you can't replace it. the only thing you can replace is the expansion tank and the mount for the ET which is linked above.
It looks like a plastic pipe and it has a 90 degree angle on top of the right side of the radiator . It's black plastic looks like it can be replaced but not sure . Is there a way to post a pic ?
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:12 PM   #9
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Yes you can purchase this part here it is if you are talking about this part.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...46-17111436250
Thanks , but not this part . Any ways to post a picture?
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:15 PM   #10
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Are you talking about the end of the upper radiator hose?: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...46-17127510952
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Old 08-25-2016, 06:38 PM   #11
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I think this is what you're looking for:

17-11-1-707-817

http://www.pelicanparts.com/cgi-bin/...1-1-707-817-M9
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Old 08-25-2016, 07:34 PM   #12
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Is there a way to post a pic ?
New members cannot post photos.

Google an image of it and post a link to that. For example:
http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tech..._med/pic07.jpg
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Old 08-28-2016, 07:31 PM   #13
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Google an image of it and post a link to that. For example:
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Thanks , so what is the top green arrow pointing at ? What is the serial # for that piece ?
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Old 08-28-2016, 07:59 PM   #14
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Thanks , so what is the top green arrow pointing at ? What is the serial # for that piece ?
That's the end tank of the radiator and it can't be replaced, you need a new radiator. Do the expansion tank and transmission thermostat because it will break when you pull the expansion tank off. Read Mango's thread on cooling systems and do it all at once. Buy the parts from FCP Euro and use the code Mangofcp5 for a 5% discount on your order plus get a true lifetime warranty.
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Thanks , so what is the top green arrow pointing at ? What is the serial # for that piece ?
Each green arrow is pointing to a small torx screw that attaches this plastic mounting plate to the radiator.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...HV3xoCf2nw_wcB

To find the BMW part number, just go to the search page of realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do), enter the last seven VIN digits of your car, click Search, then click Browse Parts. For example, here are the radiator parts for my car.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=17_0141

FCPEuro.com is the best place to buy the parts.
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Mango's thread.


http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=914109
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Old 08-31-2016, 09:14 PM   #17
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Thanks deadf1sh , Balidawg , jmo69 . And anybody else that replied , really appreciate the help guys . Geuss I have a project to do this weekend . ***55357;***56844;
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