Using a two-row, triple-pass designed core, this radiator gives you all the cooling you could ever need. Potential buyers also see the upside of a properly maintained car with receipts. Can anyone identify where I may purcase the part. Unfortunately, I haven't heard of anyone else making a good rad for our cars. The ultimate in M50 water pumps! Had the sniff test done on the old coolant which revealed no trace of exhaust gasses in there, so this kind of sets my mind at rest slighly, although the proof will be in how long the car actually runs for now. Don't re-use the original tank if you're going to the trouble of replacing everything else! This radiator expansion tank coolant reservoir is used on E39 540i from 1997-2003 and E38 740i 740il 750il from 1995-2001. When doing any sort of repair or maintenance there is no replacement for genuine factory parts.
We have found that the expansion tanks should be replaced based on age as well as condition. A failure in the cooling system can lead to overheating and catastrophic engine failure. This is a compete cooling system overhaul kit, which includes all the common M52 cooling system failure parts bundled into a complete package. It is a common failure item. They pride themselves as being part of the community, ensuring customers are happy, and going the extra mile. It's a good idea to replace it if you're doing a whole overhaul. Unless someones overtightened it, after that the cowling should come out with the fan.
It also comes with a lifetime warranty for piece of mind. There doesn't seem to be evidence of the plastic failing on this design it did on the E36 3-series but we feel most comfortable with the other options. By replacing these core items preventatively, such as the thermostat housing, radiator, and waterpump, you are defusing what could be a ticking cooling system time bomb. I don't know anyone who has done or sourced the mounts, since the stockers are liquid filled. It is a common failure item. I will report back any info on the pulley replacement when I have it done.
I'd appreciate if you post your experience after you're done with the replacement. According to the radiator failure survey, 98's and 99's still show a high probability of failure - usually around 60-70K mi. Much of the later E39 cooling system is strong and reliable and doesn't suffer the same types of problems associated with earlier E39 and E36 systems. A failure in the cooling system can lead to overheating and catastrophic engine failure. There isn't much space to lift the radiator out. These are are easy to remove - but the hose is not and refuses to budge even with a fair amount of wiggling and pressure! Plastic and rubber components become brittle and prone to splitting or cracking after long periods of heating and cooling cycles, especially in colder climates! We recommend either the metal or composite impeller.
With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts. If you are overhauling your coolant system, now is the time to consider preventative replacing this expansion tank. Who quoted you those prices? See kit contents below for all included components. Potential buyers also see the upside of a properly maintained car with receipts. Note: This sensor is also found in the windshield washer container, to alert the computer when you are low on washer fluid When doing any sort of repair or maintenance there is no replacement for genuine factory parts. Use the options below to build your cooling package. That way I can take it off again without the wp pulley holder being needed.
Well, you got my curiosity up and I went through all the service records I know the owner and he gave them to me and saw nothing relating to the radiator. Hi, I read with interest the details on installing a new radiator nipple since my 523 has developed a leak in the same area and needs replacement. By replacing these core items preventatively, such as the thermostat housing, radiator, and waterpump, you are defusing what could be a ticking cooling system time bomb. Do this a couple million times over 60,000 miles and you might break as well. Which means the potential for serious cooling system and engine-related failures. With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts.
I am trying to replace the coolant in my 99 540 and have discovered that the radiator does not seem to have a drain plug - necessitating the removel of the lower hose. No modifications to the vehicle need to be made in order to use the radiator. Greater shock resistance for smoother ride? I guess I'm the odd-one-out here, and I'm sure I'm tempting fate by saying this, but in several hundred thousand miles of driving cars with plastic radiator tanks I've never had a failure. I've heard that later non-M5 5-series also use this setup but I haven't personally looked. Does it just pop out? If you're replacing your expansion tank, now is a great time to replace this failure prone sensor. Not as many iT's on the list, but I think that's just a statistical thing. Edit: for a snip- unrelated- Some have suggested that a longer radiator hose for the classic failure area might help.
We made this item an option in case you already have the aluminum housing. And if you've had a failure of one of these parts, now is the time to refresh your entire cooling system. Originally posted by PropellerHead Are you certain it wasn't done before you got the car? No modifications to the vehicle need to be made in order to use the radiator. We only offer parts we know you can trust to perform! Wonder what sources produce those squeaky pulleys. It is a common failure item.
It is also referred to as the coolant reservoir cap. A failure in the cooling system can lead to overheating and catastrophic engine failure. The fix is a new radi that will last for about another 60K miles. I'd hate to crack the rest of that plasitc radiator manifold. This block takes coolant from the radiator and uses it to cool the oil for the transmission. Hailing from Stuttgart, Mahle-Behr specializes in automotive cooling systems. Pre-emptively replacing the expansion tank as part of an overall maintenance plan can prevent you from getting stranded from a sudden failure later on.