My March 2001 e39 540i has developed a weeping thermostat gasket. Payment Options: This price is valid for 7 days today For orders under £500. Signs of a bad thermostat include overheating, lack of heat while the vehicle is in motion, or coolant leaks. This has happened after I replaced the spark plugs, thermostat, water pump, radiator, and some coolant hoses. You do not have to but you should underneath the car. I would grab a repair manual.
Fit the thermostat in the housing and tighten the fasteners. What color is the smoke? Fit the coolant hose and tighten the clamp. As the temperature increases and needs to cool off the thermostat opens. Is the engine temp actually changing that quickly? Turned it back off and Erased Error Codes with my other tool. It seems very popular among 540 owners who know all about high temperatures. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. It is a separate part.
Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. January 5, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be the thermostat or a faulty water pump. Temp stays cool for most of dricing time until I stop, never goes higher. Pull the thermostat out of the water pump housing in the direction of the blue arrow. Call 01242 335365 with your card details and use customer reference 44598 For orders over £500.
We recommend overhauling your cooling system and replacing your thermostat every 60k miles. P0492 P0491 P1620 P0102 any help you can give me i would appreciate it. You will need to remove the air intake duct and resonance chamber, please see our article on to preform this work. Fit the thermostat and install the three 10mm mounting bolts. September 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No. This gives you access to the radiator drain screw.
It will require an M60 housing. I would pressure test the cooling system. If the thermostat doesn't open and coolant does not begin to flow, it is faulty. The other o rings are on this diagram number 11. However, these do seem to like going through them every so often so if you haven't used it by the time my next one is running like the air con on max cold, i'll be in touch! On the six cylinder models you have more room to work if you remove the cooling fan and fan shroud.
Fit the thermostat in the housing and tighten the fasteners. Also inspect neck it attaches to. I changed the fan switch and it is still over heating October 29, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would replace the thermostat. Had a new stat for a good few months now mate so all good, but thanks. Its job is to regulate the engines temperature and keep it in the optimum range for the engine to operate. By keeping the engine is its operating temperature range the internal components of the engine will have expanded and formed proper seals such as the piston rings in the cylinder walls. This allows you to drain the cooling system with a minimum of coolant loss or mess.
On the other hand, a thermostat stuck open causes you engine to take much longer to reach operating temperature. Check spark, fuel injector pulse and fuel pressure, volume, quality and engine compression. Refit any components you removed to get access to the thermostat. I'm guessing thermostat is open, needs replacing. In this tech article we will go over all the steps to remove your thermostat so you can replace it. This increases the efficiency of the engine and reduces oil consumption.