If you can feel vibrations through the seats, then the problem are the rear wheels. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 1999 328i Base are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks. Coolant can leak from the reservoir or from the hoses, in 1999 328is with the 2. The sedan coupe now had a more steeply laidback front windshield and rear window. Choose the Haynes manual that is right for you with our complete comparison guide Printed manualThe original and best, delivered to your door Online manualA feature-loaded digital edition of the original manual MaintenanceSimple weekly checks and servicing guides to keep you on the road Printed manual Digital manual Servicing Complete, fully illustrated step-by-step guides Printed manual Digital manual Easy search Find the task you are looking for quickly Printed manual Digital manual Print-at-home Take the sections you need to the workshop Printed manual Digital manual Wiring Easy-to-read electrical diagrams Printed manual Digital manual Color photosWhich can be enlarged Printed manual Digital manual Watch and learn Video tutorials for many common tasks Printed manual Digital manual Printed manual The original and the best, delivered to your door Introduction Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance Chapter 2: Part A: Engines Chapter 2: Part B: General engine overhaul procedures Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission Chapter 8: Clutch and driveline Chapter 9: Brakes Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems Chapter 11: Body Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system Wiring diagrams. The 325iC convertible was the first pure convertible offered in the 3 series and was introduced roughly the same year as the original 325i.
Make sure to check other cooling system component for additional leaks. It is advisable that you check your entire cooling system once a component or two starts failing. However, its new image similar to a family sedan brought mixed views to most critics. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. In case of leaking radiators, you can choose to repair it yourself or have a mechanic go at it - depending on the severity of the case. Together with these changes and its A-pillar back, the 325i coupe looked liked a completely different car. Engine coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter.
Although the 325i looked similar to the original 2nd gen E30, the difference lies under its hood. Mix the coolant with distilled water so that you have a combination of 50% coolant and 50% water. In many 1999 328is, an anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures. It's not actually very surprising for the thermostat to start failing after racking up miles since it's the component in your engine bay that has to work harder. With a test drive resulting in 60 mph in just 7.
The leak usually happens when the car is sitting idle at the garage or parking. When not repaired immediately, this could result to engine overheating. Promptly wipe up any spilled fluid as it is highly toxic. A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you noticed that the low coolant sensor is not working, it could be time to replace the expansion tank. If the core of the radiator is severely corroded or damaged, the only option you have is to replace it with a new radiator. The same specifications lasted until its last year of manufacturing in 2006.
Removing the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Your expansion tank may not be the only problem. Since overheating can cause severe engine damage, you don't want to take this problem for granted. Internal corrosion can also cause leaks so make sure to remove old coolant periodically. Animals love its sweet taste, so even a spilling a small amount on your garage floor can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your 328i for head gasket leakage. What you're experiencing could be due to tires that are out of balance.
With the shock of the oil embargo finally wearing off, more and more car enthusiasts considered the idea of forgoing fuel economy for better performance. I tried filling the coolant and it would leak after I drove the 325i. Some coolants will come premixed-that is, you don't need to add any water. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems. You can have the car serviced by a mechanic.
When the car was cool, it disappeared. Any idea what might be the problem? This was all because of the modified eta engine that was commonly seen as definitive of the same M20 family. Always wear safety goggles when working on your 328i. Wheel alignment is another solution to a vibrating vehicle. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your 328i. They will balance the tires using computerized wheel balancer - the device will check the imbalance before weights are added to correct the problem.
Do I have to expect replacement or repair in the near future again? Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. This allowed the rev range to open up an additional 500 rpm that boosted power output to 168 hp. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your 328i is located and how to add coolant. . Make sure to check the coolant level in the expansion tank every time the gas tank is being filled; this way, you'd be able to monitor any unusual coolant loss immediately. It was later rereleased with a more robust 3. Engine coolant which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze moves through the inside of your 328i's engine and keeps it from overheating.
The previous record of 7. Is this related to any cooling system problem? Aside from the addition of a fuel injection system, the 325i engine was also defined by a shorter stroke—down to 6mm stroke from the eta engine at 75mm. Replace your thermostat right away and do a complete check of the entire cooling system to avoid further engine troubles. If you have aluminum radiators with plastic end tanks, expect leaks to occur at the seams where the core is connected to the end tanks. Leaks in radiators develop around the upper or loser hose connections because of vibration. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on 328is. .