TomK For the record, this was asked today: My water pump went out on the road last week. I considered doing it myself, but in order to get to it you have to remove bracket mounts. Figure 10 If you cannot get to the bolt behind the crankshaft pulley you will have to remove the pulley. Remove the eight 10mm fasteners green arrows that mount the pulley onto the crankshaft. I thought for a moment that the fan was hitting the cover. I replaced the expansion tank a few days ago after it cracked.
The better you maintain it, the less likely it is to have issues. Might even be a bit easier to work inside your N52 than the N54. Now remove the upper radiator hose only where it connects to the engine by prying the metal clip. Water pumps on V8 E39 die. Great thread on parts selection. Installation is the reverse of the removal steps.
After that I could drive it around for about 10 minutes or so and then it would heat up. Here is the connection info: Host Port Channel irc. Plus the box for the new water pump says it's Made in Italy. You can remove the hose before removing the pump, but I did not because it would otherwise make everything wet that I still have to work on. Getting the water pump out is possible without getting the secondary air pipe out.
Pictures and videos taken while you are driving are strongly discouraged. I got the Stewart myself because it's a fine piece of well made machinery. Consult a right away so he or she can help determine the cause and severity of your leak. The case was 4 gallons. I see two different ones here at Turner Motorsport.
Five gallons is good enough. I pulled the Bosch water pump out today and the plastic impeller was broken and no longer turning with the shaft. I've done all sorts of cooling system stuff to my M54, all very straightforward. Bluebee, I feel your pain when it comes to deciding on parts when there is more than 1 to pick from. Failure of this pump can cause overheating, and subsequent severe engine damage.
Brake pads and brake maintenance can also be pretty expensive depending on the year and model. Even if it looks obvious, the leak may not be where you think it is. The sheet metal brace that holds the fan and radiator is part of the front clip. Mine did too, at 62k miles. Get yourself a pair of those , sorry, , and a decent drain pan, it'll splash a lot. Glad you figured it out. Two weeks later developed a leak that originated from the wp.
Mount the pulley and tighten the fasteners. I'm in the throes of overhauling my cooling system Me too. This will make them think! I bought some M6 bolts to jack out the waterpump out of the block as per Haynes manua, worked a treat too. It was the overtemp warning light!!!! Should i also replace the thermostat? Hand tighten the fasteners in a crisscross pattern slowly. When you get a new pump make sure its part 11517632426 which is the new pump. Our package does away with as much of the original plastic parts as possible, especially the water pump pulley. Replace your water pump if you notice a leak around the pump or its making more noise than usual.
The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund. In order to service your water pump you will need to , and See our tech articles on these procedures and then follow the steps outlined here. Plug in the coolant temperature sensor and mount any components that you have removed to gain access to the coolant pump. I also installed this pump on my E34 with S52 swap and will install it on the E39 530i 5 spd I am picking up on Friday. Got the water pump from bavauto. The big question now is what brand water pump do I get??? If your coolant pump fails it will not pump as much coolant as designed and allow heat to build up in the engine. If you replace part 11537505229 lower water hose , you must replace part 13621433077 temperature sensor as well.
Theme days You're welcome to post anything you want within our rules. Now to see about getting my money back out of that pump. Be careful not to work too quickly, you could strip the stud threads. On this specific issue I have a small tidbit. Lubricate water pump O-ring with coolant and install in engine. Just do a google search for how to do it. I'm leaning toward metal versus composite option.