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Unread 09-19-2012, 10:01 AM   #2
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Name: DEATH2000
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Join Date: May 2005
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Rate My Car: 111 / 340
Your Ride: 1998 E36 328i sedan
I'm not sure how the first mechanic described it, but "water in the engine" is a crock. As mentioned by the second, the Headgasket may have blown. When it fails it allows coolant and oil to mix. Check your oil and look for a milky brown consistency. Theirs a reason why it overheated in the first place, and a blown headgasket is usually a result of overheating, not the cause. Some causes of overheating include the fan clutch, the thermostat, and the water pump failing.


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