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      06-03-2013, 11:21 AM   #1
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Is this water pump?

Came home on Friday from work and everything was fine, 1 hour later I went to get some food then all of a sudden I got the yellow overheat warning follow by a red overheat warning seconds later. The oil temp was under normal level but the car went into limp mode anyway and coolant was spewing out where the reservoir was

Yesterday I top off the coolant but when I turn on the car again on cold start, the engine fan was spinning at high speed. Reading all the water pump threads I assume that it's most likely the water pump but I want to make sure before ordering the parts.

BTW my car is 2007 E92 335 with only 46,600 Km
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      06-03-2013, 01:21 PM   #2
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Very much sounds like it; essentially the same thing happened to mine.
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      06-03-2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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BTW my car is 2007 E92 335 with only 46,600 Km

Wow. That's low mileage. Posts like this make me nervous.
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      06-03-2013, 02:13 PM   #4
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yeah sounds like the electronic water pump. Had mine replaced at 90k miles..
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      06-03-2013, 02:17 PM   #5
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Yes, it is water pump.
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      06-03-2013, 02:21 PM   #6
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      06-03-2013, 04:29 PM   #7
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Yup same thing happened to me
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      06-03-2013, 07:33 PM   #8
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Ughh. Stuff like this makes me nervous about taking the car on long road trips.
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      06-03-2013, 07:40 PM   #9
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exact same thing just happened to me and indeed it was the waterpump. $480 from Turner Motorsports and $300 labor charges (friend who is a BMW tech) later and i'm good to go.
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      06-03-2013, 07:55 PM   #10
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My water pump lasted to almost 170,000 miles and never did my car over heat when they said it was bad? So I couldn't tell you I still don't think mine was bad! Also replaced a thermostat at same time. From my experience once one goes the other does then just had to do a coolant tempture about 10,000 miles after the other to.
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      06-03-2013, 08:25 PM   #11
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Same thing happened to me at 55k
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