Cheers Dont see anything wrong with the picture, My M3 runs like that on the go and climbs to halfway when sitting still. If not, it is likely trapped air. If heater is switched off engine heats up. I connected it back and put a clamp on it. Please help April 22, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: We do not have a tech article for that procedure. First you need to do is remove top and bottom engine cover and flush coolant from radiator. March 27, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You would not have steam blow off.
Could the system have fixed itself. Is there a stream of coolant flowing out of the small bleeder hole in the reservoir? October 10, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The thermostat may be stuck open. Accessed from under the hood. It doesn't appear to leaking around the thermostat housing but more like a possible water pump leak. I think this is the same problem as mshmbo in July of 1990. I ordered and installed both the plastic housing and the thermostat 88 deg. Did they both fail at the same time? Hot coolant will continue to circulate through the engine and absorb even more heat until boiling and the system overheats.
In addition, I replaced lower hose coolant sensor and also the one on the block near oil filter housing. Now you will need to disconnect the two hoses at the back of the thermostat. Did the mechanic make a mistake fixing my car? This thermostat includes the main o-ring but a housing gasket may be required. Save yourself some money and do it yourself! Did you use install t-stat housing gasket and put silicon on top or did you just fill the gasket groove with silicone? The lower radiator hose stays cool. February 1, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: For space, yes. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. Nothing big, like maybe a cup of tea was sitting there.
Clips shown in yellow below. The engine computer dictates how much fluid needs to be pumped through the system depending on the load. I used to get 47+ in the summer, 45+ in the winter. The good news is that the pump only works when, and only as much, as it needs to. Stay on top of your cooling maintenance by replacing critical components preventatively. You can also performa system test of the cluster.
What is the best way to check this problem? Can you please tell what that can be? I'm a firm believer in not replacing things that work fine with some exception. The car does not overheat. I would pressure test the cooling system. December 7, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would pressure test the cooling system. The Vernet model did not have any obvious way to insure the correct orientation.
Can I blled the system correctly if it stays open? I have been reading about having a fan behind the radiator and my car doesnt have it. But after like 20 minutes of driving I can hear the fan in the front turn on, as it sounds like an airplane. Ran ok for a while but then started overheating periodically. I like to remove the radiator when I have to replace a thermostat, it adds time to the job, but makes it a lot easier. At this point if I turn off the car and then restart it after 30sec or so it immediately cools back down to proper operating temp and the heater starts bowing warm again. December 18, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check the wiring to the thermostat. This kit includes everything you need to replace your thermostat, including the thermostat.
No cel light and when I bleed the water pump it seems to operate properly, thanks so much for your help. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. But before replacing the joints, my mechanic removed the thermostat claiming its malfuctioning. You may want to take it back to him or bleed the cooling system yourself. I'm having problems with it overheating, it all started right after I did an oil change. There's a steep 2 mile long hill up to Brands Hatch, I'll floor it up there, won't ever get much warmer than that.
I started the car again after removing the thermostat and it ran this time for about 10 minutes before over heating. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Make sure all the air is out. Fairly quickly we spotted the culprit. If your head has been damaged by corrosion and electrolysis , then you may want to add some black silicone sealant to the thermostat housing when you install it. Install an oil pressure gauge and check engine oil pressure.