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Got BMW 318i SE (P-reg). It overheats a few minutes after i start driving.Oil and Coolant levels are all as they should be,however heaters only blowing cold air thru even wen on max hot and radiator fan not coming on at all.Can anyone help please.

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  • mark_orwell Feb 04, 2010

    Thanks for ur reply.Can you tell me where the thermostat is located as i dont know.Ive only bought the car yesterday and it's done nearly 200,000 miles,and came with hardly any service history.

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Hi,
First thing I would do is check/change the thermostat. It is a very cheap part and would be the first culprit given the information you have provided. How many miles are on the vehicle? Have you ever had the thermostat changed? Most likely it is due. I usually change mine before they go like every 100k+ miles.
thanks,
Lee

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