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1990 BMW 325i Question: car overheats

 

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whtevr9491, Las Vegas, NV, January 10, 2012, 09:50
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i have changed the head gasket and water pump and thermostat but still overheats is there a wat to power flush the system at home? is so is there a chemical best for this .i foung ice like crystals when i did the gasket and cleaned the best i could in motor and head.have to do at home caar is all apart as i am doing resto

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    Lowcountry_shawn January 10, 2012, 11:46
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    Is there an excess amount of water coming out of your exhaust?Did you flush the radiator? Also an over heating problem could make the water pump go bad also.

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    PARTS GUY January 10, 2012, 23:19
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    When you changed the head gasket did you send the head to a machine shop to have it checked and serviced?
    There's no such thing as "ice crystals". That is excessive corrosion do to lack of proper servicing. I suspect that you didn't perform the things needed to prevent overheating.
    Go to www.alldatadiy.com to get the proper info to do the job right.

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