Check Engine Light and/or Engine Overheating on BMW Z3

The thermostat may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system will be necessary to correct this concern.

Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.

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Average mileage: 98,000 (98,000–98,000)
Engine affected: 2.8L 6 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002
5 people reported this problem
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1997 BMW Z3- 2.8L 6 Cylinder98,000
check engine light and occasional intermittent overheating.
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