Simply loosen the fan clutch enough that you can turn it by hand, then continue to step 28. Is that normal for these? Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. If the original item or suitable replacement part is not available, then this warranty is void. Shut it off and allow it to cool completely. You should hear the heater pump moving coolant into the system.
Allow block to drain fully. Sorry, but the block drain plug is not visible from any position that I found. Install the plug, loosely, then get in the car and turn the key to 1 position. Mine has always sat a mm over half. This information pertains to automotive service in general, and while it may not pertain to every job you do, please remember and share these important safety tips.
I'll be getting a new Rad soon as mine is starting to bow at the bottom where the oil cooler fits. It seems the water temp gauge in the car sits in the middle in my case a maximum of 1 mm past the middle from about 78 degrees C. I wound up using a 2 foot screwdriver type prybar to gently work around the neck of the hose. I let it run for a while until it got just past 100c or so and no change. The video shakes, because the camera shakes.
How far under half way?? Loosen and remove these screws, then continue to step 29. The roughness at idle when cold seems to be the emissions pump, you can here it switch off and everything goes smooth. February 15, 2016 Very helpful tech instruction led to the right repair I couldn't get the sensor our and per Pelican's recommendation in the tech instruction, I ended up replacing the hose and sensor. Remove the bleed screw completely. If you never see yours come on that's normal. Wear goggles, have a nice sized container to catch the coolant in.
I tried to make this as complete as possible, but after the fact, I see that some of my pictures did not come out as well as I hoped, and there were a few shots I failed to take. Got a 22mm deep socket from halfords and fitted perfectly on an extension bar, no need to remove trumpets. If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help. Is the electric fan working? The viscous fans spins at the same speed from as soon as you start the engine. About Engine Coolant Temperature Sensors The engine coolant temperature sensor is used to measure the temperature of the engine coolant of the vehicle. Modifications that may or may not affect this in my case, I have no viscous fan. The water temp gauge always sits about the width of the needle past the half way mark.
When the car is idling, the temp will rise to almost normal temperatures, always a little bit cooler than normal. I cant see it being the fan clutch as even at motoway speeds, the temp never drops. Without any other information could you tell me something? Will order from here again for sure. Torque Spec on the drain plug is 18 ft-lbs. It is only necessary to remove the 2 side screws. If a part fails, the original purchaser is able to return that part at any time for replacement.
Do I have your authorization to proceed? Does this point towards a sensor? Lift both clips upwards until they stop, then remove the upper radiator hose from the radiator and the coolant overflow pipe in the same manner as we removed the lower radiator hose. When the car is idling, the temp will rise to almost normal temperatures, always a little bit cooler than normal. Step 22: 6mm Socket and Ratchet Locate and identify the fan clutch assembly on the front of the engine. There were some small bits of corrosion on the mirror backing plate and rear quarter as well the joys of owning an E46 , so decided to get the whole side painted. I recently just drove some 60 highway miles and really noticed it, before that its just been short trips. The camera shakes, because I shake.
Maybe there is some way they can fail closed but I don't know how. It was the right thing to do. This is one messy job! Once you have the clip removed, the lower hose can be disconnected. If you get a hiss of air, repeat the heat and cool above, then check again. Allow the coolant to drain from the system before continuing to the next step.