1995 BMW 530 cooling system

Tiny
T771H
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  • 1995 BMW 530
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 142,000 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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Sunday, January 6th, 2008 AT 3:11 PM

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Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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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