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bimmer30
08-28-2011, 12:46 PM
got a 1991 bmw 318i and there is no thermostat bleeder valve where is it located? pics would help..

daveed
08-28-2011, 01:33 PM
the bleeder screw on an m42 car is on the radiator... you know if you googled this you probably would have found the info and a pic in like 30 seconds right? lol

Ceeker
08-28-2011, 08:18 PM
or just take some time to look around and investigate. ya like he said..^ lol

E30M42cab
09-06-2011, 01:09 AM
be careful tightening the plastic bleed screw back up. If you strip the thread on the rad, you'll be pissed!

magnus
09-06-2011, 01:29 PM
if its an M40 or 42 then its on the radiator. Usually its blue.

E30M42cab
09-06-2011, 03:32 PM
It's black, and yes, it's on the driver's side of the rad.

Ceeker
09-06-2011, 04:26 PM
^ like he said...don't over tighten the screw. just snug.