Installed a new water pump and thermostat. If it will not lock into place, replace the seal on the electrical connector. This will prevent the part from breaking during removal and re-installation. I see that the ends of each clip are pointed in different directions and didn't know if I had to slide the retaining clip over the hose or insert the ends first than slide over the hose? After about 10 minutes of driving the fans turns on and off no over heating and after 20-25 minutes the fans turns off and the car runs normally no issues. All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. Can you tell me what else I need? On Xi models the design of the subframe makes it hard to reach the bolts but it is definitely doable without removing anything extra.
September 20, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, most times it is a faulty thermostat. Fortunately, the engine computer will force a shut down or reduce power if a problem occurs, preventing catastrophic engine damage. I think I have a failed water pump, just surprised because the car has 78k miles '06 330i. Performance Gain: Car will cool down again and fault code will go away Complementary Modification: Flush cooling system Need to buy parts for this project? Looks like you got the lower stud nut off. September 8, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The bolts and I would suggest the hoses as the sealing O-rings usually leak after removal.
Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. To gain access for removal you may need to remove the water pump as well. If I turn off and let it sit for a few mins it will eventually fix itself. It after a run it shows the sign of overheating and fan not running and what is the cause of this probmlem? Be sure to check the connector terminals and wiring harness for damage. May 3, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No, the hose has O-rings in the end. But if battery checks out ok, then it can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure or no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty ignition coil or injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.
Again, everything else is just fine. Only the two E12 bolt of the pump had to be unscrew from the bottom of the car. Try bleeding the system, check if the pump turns on during the process. Not a single tech could give me a solid answer. Can you share photos of the damage? First check coolant level is up and moving.
The sound hasn't come back but I keep getting the coolant sign. Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I'd like to have it on hand so the process can be done in one go. April 5, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The water pump is most likely failing. I was unable to hear anything and didnt see water flowing into the reservoir. This history is self evident in the quality and vast amount of applications they service. I did the coolant system bleed procedure twice to ensure no air the line.
Thanks April 23, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Not very likely. March 9, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It is an E12 external Torx socket. The bad news is that it's now an electrical part, so a failure is usually immediate and with no warning. You can try our thermostat, and if you are not happy you can return it for a full refund. Hot Tip: Work with a cool engine. What does the light indicate or warn about. October 19, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible yes, especially if the symptoms popped up when the codes did.
Give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. There was no problem at all below that speed. I'm getting a p2185 code I already changed the engine coolant temperature sensor and I'm getting ready to change the radiator temperature sensor. Before 2 years i replaced the thermostat behr-wahler and behr radiator. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. Do you hear the pump kick on during the bleeding process? I tried 180kph and the temp was only 90 celcius! Then my fan kicks on high. I was even told there was no fuse.
The thermostat went in line in a primary hose. If so,what would the part number be? Even 82C is somewhat high, but still okay. A quick test it so perform the bleed procedure to check if the water pump turns on. Engine performance is also dependent on temperature - as temperatures rise and pass a certain threshold the engine computer will begin reducing power. Either condition can result in poor performance, and potential damage to vital components in your vehicle. And cooling components are working harder than ever.