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Experience:  10 yrs. experience as BMW Master Technician, shop foreman and dealer.
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Running hot. pushing coolant out of cap, yes coolant level

Customer Question

running hot. pushing coolant out of cap
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: yes coolant level ok
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 1998 323is. 58000 miles
JA: Are you fixing your 323is yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing. too hot
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: never had this problem. fan runs. hoses and belt ok
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

Hi Im David, the t stat is stuck closed. replace it.

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

do you still need assistance?

Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.

hello, what diagnostics have been carried out?