After driving around for a while the vehicle willintermittentlyloose heat and then start overheatingtemp above 90 C. Install coolant hoses, listen for an audible click to confirm that clips have engaged. September 7, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be the control module or fuse for the circuit. That means the system can actually stop the pump when warmer temperatures are needed. I limp along 1-2 minutes and the symbol decreases to yellow. I have an issue with coolant temp. Please help October 30, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be a coolant leak.
The source of the leak will be easier to find under pressure. January 6, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The coolant pump and thermostat both usually set fault codes when they fail. I drive a 06' 325I e90, I recently replaced thermostat which I purchased from Pelican. December 20, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Only way to locate the leak is to pressure test it. Because the engine computer regulates engine temperatures, the water pump only needs to work when it has to including after the car has been turned off. I don't seem to have this issue unless it gets below freezing.
Each time I have tested pressure on a vehicle I had to make the adapters. The next day I replaced my radiator cos the day before I had noticed the plastic part on the edge had a small leak so I thought it best to just replace it. Replacement of the aluminum mounting screws is required when changing the water pump select from the options below. September 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sometimes they will set a fault code before failing. So I started the engine and opened the bleed screw. I don't want to be stranded again with my 4 month old son and wife.
Thanks November 18, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be a sensor for the fan. The aluminum coating acts as a heat shield to further protect the silicone as well as reducing the temperatures forced on the coolant running through the hose. Once it circulates through your engine block, the coolant travels back into the radiator where it cools back down so it can be used to cool your engine again. But then, if you are actually concerned about your vehicle's performance and maintenance costs, then routine maintenance is mandatory. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need.
March 23, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: What fault codes are stored? The temp at the lower hose or thermostat may be too low when driving. The code is gone now : Thanks for the info Pelican! Then try bleeding the cooling system again. But after like 20 minutes of driving I can hear the fan in the front turn on, as it sounds like an airplane. Other than that it is when they fail totally and cause over heating. Photo taken from beneath the power steering pump. June 1, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If charging system voltage is low, water pump function could drop.
There was no problem at all below that speed. Sometimes the bleed procedure will run normal and other times it just trickles out. I buy mine at the dealership. I'm assuming the pump is bad July 6, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like a faulty pump. I have replaced my both water pump and Thermo stat just one year ago. Thanks for the follow up. When I got off the highway, I could hear the radiator fan spinning quite loudly.
Should I suspect the new pump has gone bad already in 6 months and try to get it replaced under warrenty, or is it more likely to be an electrical problem? December 28, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is there a fault code for the thermostat? They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Still getting reading for code 2E81? They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Whenever possible we prefer to sell a water pump with a composite impeller, not metal. I'd like to have it on hand so the process can be done in one go. When a thermostat fails, does it stay open and engine becomes cooler or closed and engine becomes hotter? At this point if I turn off the car and then restart it after 30sec or so it immediately cools back down to proper operating temp and the heater starts bowing warm again. Luckily they are not extremely tight compared to the above. With the electric water pump now an integral part of the efficiency and performance of the engine, staying on top of its maintenance and replacement is the smart thing to do.
The quick disconnect hose that plugs into thermostat is leaking. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Here is the connection info: Host Port Channel irc. These are sold per bolt and 3 are required for mounting the water pump. All other tools were common stuff. Hope this helps Just curious, since yours is also a 2005 model, have you checked your car's coolant temperatures through the hidden menu menu 19 unlocked, then menu 7.
I like to remove the radiator when I have to replace a water pump, it adds time to the job, but makes it a lot easier. Relive now that I could overtake those smaller cars on the highway. Looks like you got the lower stud nut off. Is the water pump getting bad or is it a water pump relay? Install new thermostat and evenly tighten fasteners. If the outlet of the engine to the radiator is hot but not the outlet from the radiator to the pump could it be the thermostatI am looking for a diagram of the coolant flow to help me on this or is it for sure the pump. Do you hear the pump kick on during the bleeding process? A lot of this comes from its close proximity to the hot downpipes, while some of this failure comes from the sharp bends in the hose.