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2001 BMW 330Ci Question: Losing Engine Coolant causes engine to over heat.

 

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Bigpappaw, Corryton, TN, April 17, 2009, 10:51
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Car is losing engine coolant, its not leaking it. If you don't replace about evey other day, car over heats when setting still.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, April 17, 2009, 16:09
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    If the coolant is not visibly leaking, you could have a blown headgasket. If this is the case, a shop should be able to detect hydrocarbons in the cooling system.

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