Mechanics

CAR OVER HEATING

1998 BMW 528

Engine Cooling problem
1998 BMW 528 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 135000 miles

the car is starting to over heat, and there is coolent in the radiator bottle, and the head gasget and water pump was replaced 6 months ago, when the car starts its ok and then after 10 mins steam comes from the engine, I dont know if its a hose or not, the thermostat has also been changed, also the heating system in the car is very cold
what do you think could be the problem
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Neil Preston
March 31, 2010.



The problem sounds severe enough for me to strongly recommend towing to the repair facility of your choice straightaway, or you are putting the engine at risk of a perhaps an untimely end due to overheating, and you did say the head had just been off, right?

Dr. Hagerty
Mar 31, 2010.