We added coolant, and allowed the engine to cool. There are no leaks in the lines anywhere in the coolants system. April 26, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That is the data line for the pump. When we disarrange this Pierburg — produced item, we can draw conclusions, that electrolytic capacitor is used to stabilize the power supply of control module. I read that if I leave the car running, it could damage the head.
I would pressure test the cooling system to pinpoint the leak. I'd like to have it on hand so the process can be done in one go. Still getting reading for code 2E81? After your advice i replace the thermostat and also replace the coolant temperature oulet radiator,but after 1000km the problems begin again. Overheating Engine Your engine could overheat for any number of reasons, and none of them are something to be ignored. It is a N46 engine, so I dont know if it has an electronic water pump. I need to replace my upper radiator hose, but I can't get the d mn thing off!!! November 19, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: right on, a bit harder to access everything on the all-wheel drive models. Tried to wash the porch but the coolant stained spot remain wet long after other areas of the porch has dried up.
When it starts overheating I loose heat inside the car and the cooling fan is extraordinarily loud. March 8, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The coolant temp sensor or fan may be faulty. Sebastien October 1, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That could be your problem, but the wiring could also be at fault. Do you know what could be the problem. Changed it out and re-bled the system, one day later oil temp was a little hotter and figured I had a bubble in the system but I have no flow at all and cannot hear the pump running. May 17, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Should be about 180 or so. Always replace aluminum fasteners each time they are removed and never reinstall a questionable coolant hose.
Performance Gain: Car will cool down again and fault code will go away Complementary Modification: Flush cooling system Need to buy parts for this project? I did not see anything on the ground. October 19, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: it could be a bad pump. June 14, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It will bleed with a stuck open thermostat. August 12, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No, to check if the water pump works, try the bleed procedure, does the water pump activate? Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. The next day I replaced my radiator cos the day before I had noticed the plastic part on the edge had a small leak so I thought it best to just replace it.
Another symptom is when I check my car battery. Before 2 years i replaced the thermostat behr-wahler and behr radiator. From what I have been reading here, would a pressure test be a good indication of how it is performing and when to replace it? January 25, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: do you mean thermostat? Before I replace again, do you have any suggestions on what I should check next? I had the Valvetronic sensor changed. December 20, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Only way to locate the leak is to pressure test it. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. That would activate the fan.
I'm troubled because after I let the car cool down to check the coolant level which was still at max I attempted to circulate the pump to get the air out of the system and I am not hearing the new pump circulate any coolant through the system i. Check the terminals for damage, you can try retensioning the spring inside the terminal. ~ Took me a while to remove the cover despite all 4 screws removed. The heater only works when idle, so I believe its a fuse or the thermostat electrical wire. But I still get the over temp sometimes but most of the time if I let it sit it will cool down and when I start back up in 10 to 15 min it will run ther rest of the day fine. At first the water flowed with no bubbles then as the engine started to get hot there were lots of bubbles flowing from the bleed screw.
If you do not have access to a scan tool, use the coolant bleeding procedure to activate the coolant pump, it will run while bleeding. Then it goes to limp mode. By entering this site, you agree to hold Pelican Parts free from any liability arising out of the use of any information contained within. September 19, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would replace it. I did try it, but the engine got warm but no coolent went back into the coolent reservoir from the vent pipe.
What could be the problem? Remember to check the cooling system for leaks and top up coolant when complete. If so,what would the part number be? June 21, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You can check pump pressure, but will have to build testing adapters. I continued without a check engine light or anything, until I got a coolant temp warning lightorange and then red. Do you have any suggestions for how I should proceed? July 11, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: What vehicle? January 5, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like a faulty thermostat to me. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. I would start by checking the vehicle for fault codes. However, I'm having a hard time torquing the top E12 bolt on the water pump.
April 16, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It might be. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. It's been about two weeks since I replaced the water pump and thermostat and everything was going well until today. A failed water pump will cause your car to overheat, resulting in additional engine damage. Then try bleeding the cooling system again. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. The temperature will rapidly drop back to 180F.
Then my fan kicks on high. Thank you May 24, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Are any fault codes stored? It builds up pressure and coolant spills through the radiator's plug at the bottom of it. March 31, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the coolant flowing through the system? Could it be the coolant? Unlike it's 6-cylinder siblings, the 4-cylinder e90 320i is not using electric water pump. What does the light indicate or warn about. Wet patch on the porch under the exhaust catalytic converter.