2005 BMW 325i Q&A

2005 BMW 325i Question: Hose leaks when car overheats

Water & steam leak on the upper radiator hose connection when the car starts to heat up. this just started yesterday and it happens right after car reaches three quarters on the heat gage -
Answer 1
It may be a leaking upper rad. hose or radiator. I suggest to get it repaired immediately, before you overheat the engine. The head gasket could go out easily on this engine, the cyl. head bolts can pull out the thread from the engine block. If that happens you need a new engine, a $ 10,000+ repair. Zee -
Comment 1
i performed the fan clutch test and it failed. looks like i will be replacing it -
Answer 2
car must not be driven, it very easy to damage the engine due to overheating. better to spend $50 on towing that a new engine! -
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