2004 BMW X3 Q&A
2004 BMW X3 Question: REPLACE EXPANSION TANK
I HAVE A CRACK IN MY EXPANSION TANK-HAVING TROUBLE DETACHING AT BOTTOM-WAS ABLE TO UNHOOK UPPER HOSES HOW IS IT ATTACHED AT BOTTOM - Visitor
there is another spring clip you have to get from the bottom and a temp probe. if you remove the oil cooler to one side it's much easier. - Visitor
Do you have automatic transmission? If so, there is a secondary thermostat for the transmission cooler right where you are having trouble disengaging it. Be careful, and I recommend you do it yourself. The place I go to broke this small plastic thermostat while replacing my leaking expnasion tank and cost me an additional $100 unnecessarily. They claimed the thermostat "was already broken." Yeakh, right. Alternatively, point this out to the place you are taking it to. Unfortunately the TIS instructions for expansion tank replacement are not very detailed. - nrigroom
An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon ...
I WAS DRIVING WHEN THE NEEDLE ON HEAT SENSOR WENT TO RED AND IMMEDIATELY SMOKE CAME OUT UNDER THE HOOD. Liquid (or water) then gushed out.I had my car towed to the BMW dealer/service. They told me ...
It was obvious that a hose or something had burst. I had it towed to a local dealership that I had never used. They called me later and said that the expansion chamber had burst and they had replac...
overheating problem.expanson tank bleuw up.so i replaced the expansion tank,thermostat and the rad.fan switch still over heating in the trafic.how do i check the rad fan if it is working or not