View Full Version : F/S Water pump / 98 M3
10-23-2007, 02:34 PM
I went to change my water pump to the type with the metal impeller only to find out it had already been changed.
I changed it anyway.
F/S Water pump from 98 M3 w/metal impeller
10-23-2007, 07:17 PM
can i used that for my 1993 325i pls let me know thanks
10-23-2007, 07:21 PM
So, you're selling a used waterpump?
10-23-2007, 09:28 PM
lol, I did the SAME thing! I got the pump out and said, "!@#!@$.... well, I'm here now, so might as well put the new one in...." So now I've got a perfectly good waterpump sitting around too :D
bought my car used with no idea if the pump had been changed. had i left it, it would have been the original plastic crap pump that crapped out in the middle of california's 38 degree heat. so I bought it, and sure enough i didn't have to... just my luck.
10-31-2007, 02:14 PM
Ya it's used.
It's a shame to throw it out as I'm sure it has low miles on it.
Best offer takes it.
10-31-2007, 10:42 PM
I thought they are prone to fail regardless of impeller...but the plastic ones do fail a hell lot faster...
the bearing fails and it creates play in the shaft...
11-01-2007, 03:42 AM
The M3 water pump is the same as any other e36 6cyl water pump, so yes it will fit a 325.
My last water pump failed at the bearing, not the impeller. It started to get loud then began dumping coolant under pressure via the shaft seals.
11-01-2007, 10:22 AM
I changed it at 100K, but it had already been changed.
Since the warrenty ended at 60K, I would guess this one has 30k on it.
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