Question about 1999 BMW 328 Series
I have a 99 328I. I start the car in the morning and the car warms up and the temp guage is at centre. I will get cold air for a while untill I drive for a few KM ( or Miles) and then I will start to get some warn air through. Once I stop the car at a red light or stop sign the warn air changes to cold again until i start to drive.
What is causing this, I checked the coolant and it is good, thermostate is working, what could be causing this any help is appriciated.
Put some coolant water in it. We had the same problem, cold air when the car stopped, and warm when higer speed. Needs coolant water, at least that fixed our problem :)
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
I had this exact same problem on a 99 328i also. It would heat up when I drove fast, but when i was going slow or at a light I would only get cold air. Cooling worked fine. Finally took it to a mechanic. They replaced the water pump and the thermostat and the problem went away. Although personally, I saw the old water pump and it looked great. I think it was probably the new thermostat that did the trick. But i had both replaced and the problem definitely went away.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
Water pump may be the way to test take off cap when cald hold reves see if water flys out if so ok if not water pump maybe on the way out
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
I have the same problem start with my 2004 Honda Civic Si today. I checked the coolant and it looks fine. I can see it being the thermostat, but a water pump runs of a belt, doesn't it? That either seizes and stops or it works, I would think, so I'm wondering how the water pumo coild be the problem?
Posted on Nov 24, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 25, 2013 | 1989 Ford F 150
Jan 09, 2013 | 2001 BMW 3 Series
Feb 13, 2011 | 2000 Toyota 4Runner
May 14, 2010 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT
Dec 15, 2009 | 1997 BMW 318
Jan 26, 2009 | 1992 Cadillac Seville
Jan 15, 2009 | 2000 Pontiac Bonneville
Nov 21, 2008 | 1999 Ford Taurus
1,229 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: