Date: 27 Jul 2006 05:53:49 -0700
Subject: Re: Cooling System Dilemma - '92 900i

Thanks again, I get the picture about the problem with running only water. I don't think I need a new thermo, though, as the one I have is only a few months old, and the needle stays exactly horizontal until I am going 70 on the highway for an hour or so. Could be the radiator... Robobass John B wrote: > Running only water in the system > could conceivably have caused the leak, as it boils at a lower temperature than > coolant and could have caused excess pressure to escape through the bypass > valve. So I think you should probably drain the water, put in a new thermostat > (and maybe radiator), replace the failed bypass valve, and fill up with > properly mixed coolant. With a new thermostat and radiator, I think overheating > is unlikely to happen. > > John > > -- > Posted via a free Usenet account from

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