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COOLING SYSTEM

1995 BMW 530

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1995 BMW 530 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 142000 miles

Have coolant in engine valley between heads any info greatly appreciated. System does hold pressure & only seems to leak during storage.
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T771h
January 6, 2008.



Hi there,

You will have to wash and clean all the coolant out of the valley, pressure test over a long time as there may be a very small leak or weeping gasket, you may have to pressure test for a number of hours if as you say the coolant only appears after a period of storage.

Mark (mhpautos)

Mhpautos
Jan 7, 2008.
Replace the valley pan dude!

Dr. Hagerty
Jan 12, 2008.