Stay clear when the hose is pulled off. Put the car on jack stands. Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible. The outer casing of the element could hide damage to the element. High-Temperature Reading and Engine Overheating The first and potentially most alarming symptom will be the temperature gauge within the first 15 minutes of your vehicle engine running. Fan kicks in at about 100-110c and runs hard at 115c however temp does not reduce.
Proper maintenance is required to keep your car performing at peak levels. Like all cars, some of the e60 5 series vehicles that were made during that time, do not perform like new, because they have a few common problems that need to be addressed by an. As you know those old engines could last 500kmls easy, isn't it interesting coincidence: the lower tstat is, the more reliable engine is? Hot coolant will continue to circulate through the engine and absorb even more heat until boiling and the system overheats. Install the splash shields and fill and bleed the cooling system. The water pump on the N52 engine has more cooling responsibilities than ever before. Only asking as I came across views against for example removing swirl flaps after I'd got rid of them!! Can I be given a guide how to resolve this challenge December 18, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Replace it. Looking like they just drove off the dealer lot, many of these high-performance vehicles are still on the road today.
I'll break down the invoice later when I dig it out. Consider replacing the housing and any associated temp sensors while you're in there. Code comes up after a couple days. Did 1200 miles through France this summer most on cruise at 90 and some pottering around local streets and Coastal areas, came back with an average of 42. The technician will check for any damage to the element or if the element has come loose. This is the only way to get a good view of the remaining hose and clamp locations. The new stat has a 2 year warranty on it, and I asked what then.
Not only must it provide cooling for the engine, but it's also pumping fluid used to cool the turbocharger oil and automatic transmission oil. Do not work on your vehicle if you feel the task is beyond your ability. Do you own an e60 5 Series? Any ideas on the cause? Use a pair of pliers to remove the clips holding the hoses on to the thermostat. They have an electric heating resistor integrated into their wax element. This works better than attempting to pull the hoses off - let the force of leverage be your friend :- It took me 2 hours to get the old thermostat and pump out, and 1 hour to put the new parts in. Replacing the thermostat is an easy but messy job. Common symptoms include prolonged warm-up at highway speeds from the thermostat being stuck open, or consistent overheating issues from the thermostat being stuck in the closed position.
Start engine and run at idle speed for one minute. I would warm engine, relieve system pressure, then pressure test when warm and look for leaks. 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. Taking both thermostats as ~Â£75, is Â£160? To gain access for removal you may need to remove the water pump as well. February 7, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like a wise process! I would say around 2 years is a strong possibility. On the other thread, it was suggested that someone just change their main stat to see if that was it.
In every model of the e60 5 series, drivers experience fuel related problems, especially in the 535i. No longer is the pump spinning all the time from an engine-driven belt. I found that the seal inside the connector can swell from oil contamination; this inhibits the connector's ability to fully seat and lock into place. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. For vehicles with plastic thermostat housing The perfect upgrade for your connection between your thermostat and cylinder head. Always replace aluminum fasteners each time they are removed and never reinstall a questionable coolant hose.
These are the best professionals in town to service your vehicle. I would expect mine to be up in mid 40mpg on a long run, specially at 70mph. Remove the cap from the overfill container. In most cases people respond with better torque and throttle response after installing our thermostats. To gain access for removal you may need to remove the water pump as well.
Solution: In case of a recently installed new thermostat: carefully remove, check and. I suggest leaving it installed on the hose so you don't lose it. I know its the water pump but i need alittle help installing it because its a different then this model. Â£235 for both parts and labour? Temps now at 92 after around 7 mins! There are 4 common symptoms associated with a bad or failing thermostat. The E60 uses a computer controlled bleeding routine for the system. I am sorry for the confusion. I am sure most people will see the same thing happen.