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Old 11-17-2017, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
At 150K miles, you need a cooling overhaul (tstat-housing combo, water pump, hoses, fan clutch etc.), I posted a DIY in the forum a few years ago.
Yes, I agree 100% with that statement. My E46 water pump failed at 150K and I indeed fired the "parts cannon" at it. Every part short of the heater core and heater hoses. $1700 at the dealer for everything and I installed it myself. Been strong now for another 51K with no issues. I love my X5, I'm just trying to balance throwing too much money at a 14 year old car. Everything has 150K on it now.
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