1995 BMW 530 COOLING SYSTEM

  • Tiny
  • t771h
  • 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.

Sunday, January 6th, 2008 AT 3:11 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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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)

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Monday, January 7th, 2008 AT 12:39 AM
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  • Dr. Hagerty
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Replace the valley pan dude!

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Saturday, January 12th, 2008 AT 11:14 PM

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