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      12-26-2012, 11:05 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by Brad from the OC View Post
Why wait until the waterpump or t stat fails and risk damaging your engine? You got your money's worth out of your pump, replace it now along with the t stat and coolant and not have to dread about overheating suddenly with little to no warning.

Either way you have to buy a new pump and t stat and if you run to failure you might end up with a tow bill also. Some tow trucks have been known to damage your car body and front bumper when it is towed also. So for the price of labor minus a tow bill, you can drive your E90 without worrying about overheating.
+1

It took 1 hour to load the car onto the tow truck and 30 mins to unload it delicately. Huge PITA and a horribly complicated procedure (lowered car with M3 rep bumper and a front tow hook plate which has to be removed etc.)

Get it done at 80K Km.. unless you want to experience what I had to go through.
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