Can I just reuse that stuff when I'm done? I recently replaced the expansion tank had a hairline crack running down the side. It's not intended as a complete diy guide but to supplement what's already available online. Remove the drain plug on the passenger side of the engine block and drain the coolant out of the block. But For discussion sake, I wonder if the only reason it is such a pain in the apple the other way is only because of this little bracket clip? Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I see virtually no difference in size or dimensions of the new res from the old, and with the t-stat removed the old one seats, but the new one doesn't.
Seems like a lot of fluid is going in in order for it to come out the bleed screw, but hey. You may have to use an extractor to get the plug out, then replace it. Push it back in place when reinstalling to lock it. Check out our complete for guides to many other procedures. Pictures and videos taken while you are driving are strongly discouraged. See Pelican Parts Technical Article on.
Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Install the radiator back in the car. I apologize for not being more clear on that. October 3, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: There is not a seal. Enjoy a hassle free removal of your expansion tank today.
Do not remove the expansion tank cap while the engine is hot. Pull, Pull and wiggle, pull some more! Buy the ecs level I kit. Automatic Tran 02 325I January 29, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No. February 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: See answer to other question. Connect the upper hose and engage the retaining clips until an audible click is heard.
Pull out the clip that holds the expansion tank to the mounting plate. January 20, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: What vehicle are you working on? When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. Car runs good but no real heat? Put the air intake back together, and any thing else you took apart that is still hanging and you are set for another 2 years. They can help you figure out if a plug is available. And continue as if that's good? Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
Also had to buy a expansion tank mount because I chipped an edge trying to unsuccessfully remove that stupid trans thermostat! Get a new cap for you new tank. Once you figure out what is missing, it will be easier to diagnose. Thanks again Starless, now I have to get back to figuring out a way to remove my fan clutch so I can change water pump and belts. I have a new bottle as well I need to fit. The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have, so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. Yeah, I slept on it and lo and behold it slid into place this morning with marginal effort. You will need to remove the air intake plumbing in order to get at the air bleed screw for the system.
If so, the tank may not be seated. January 4, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will need a new one. I have a pic taken from under the car. If you put a jumper wire in to bypass the sensor, the dash low coolant light will go out, so the wiring should be good from sensor back to dash light. Have him turn the car off. What is the reasoning behind this? Theme days You're welcome to post anything you want within our rules. They appear to be aluminum, and I was paranoid about putting a copper crush washer on an aluminum block.
Nothing fits to do that, Pry bar from the frame to the bottom of the tank almost works. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. Sometimes when you disconnect them, they can break. The quick connect could be misaligned, as well as the hose. I'd definitely recommend method number 1 and removing the entire tank base along with the tank. The easiest way to connect to the chatroom is with , a web client that you can run in your browser.
I dont know what capacity the cooling system is, but a 50% mix is advised. Can I just replace that and how? My engine bay is filthy, and with road salt coming it's not gonna get any better. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Here is the connection info: Host Port Channel irc. I just put a new motor in my 03 325xi and my reservoir going to rack and pinion, pump, was empty. Once the fan clutch is off the water pump pull the shroud out together with the fan.