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My bmw overheat when am on traffic - 1999 BMW 323 Series

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How to diagnose an overheating 323
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Posted on Dec 27, 2010

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verify the engine cooling fan runs at idle without the AC on, it should come on around just past 1/2 scale on the temp guage, do not let it overheat! these engines have aluminum cylinder heads and u can blow the head gasket out, let me know the results

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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The car overheats from time to time please help what is likely to be the problems


this could be a electric cooling fan located in front or behind the radiator,if your in traffic and the fan doesnt kick in your car wil overheat but when your just driving it probably will not.A simple test is to open the hood run the c ar and turn on the air conditioning,the fan should come on shortly if it doesnt this is a problem and should be lloked into,also make sure coolant is topped up and there are no leaks as air pockets would also cause overheating issues

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It really does overheat a lot when in traffic.


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