Multiple Parts May be Recommended to Correct Coolant Loss on BMW 740i

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,730 (123,461–138,000)
8 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
14 people reported this problem
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The engine heat indicator does not show any overheating, but when you let the car idol for 20 min. or longer, you can hardly touch the hood, it is so hot. The engine does not show over heating, and you can touch the engine after.
I drive about 2 miles then stop and there's steam and water coming out on the top of the radiator next to the cap from a little screw next to it.
oil cooler lines leaking lots of oil and car overheats no sines of leakage.
there is cooling drip1ng at the fire wall. the hoses 3 come togther.