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Old 08-28-2011, 12:46 PM   #1
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can't find bleeder valve on thermostat for my car

got a 1991 bmw 318i and there is no thermostat bleeder valve where is it located? pics would help..
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Old 08-28-2011, 01:33 PM   #2
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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
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:18 PM   #3
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or just take some time to look around and investigate. ya like he said..^ lol
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I think I've had 14 bmw's in 4 years.
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1 87 325is red - parts
1 89 325i vert grey - parts
1 90 325is white - keepin
1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
latest addition 1 88-325is red - parts
latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
latest addition 1 92-318i vert - blue - parts
latest addition 1 87 325is blk - parts.

latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
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Old 09-06-2011, 01:09 AM   #4
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be careful tightening the plastic bleed screw back up. If you strip the thread on the rad, you'll be pissed!
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Old 09-06-2011, 01:29 PM   #5
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if its an M40 or 42 then its on the radiator. Usually its blue.
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Old 09-06-2011, 03:32 PM   #6
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It's black, and yes, it's on the driver's side of the rad.
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Old 09-06-2011, 04:26 PM   #7
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^ like he said...don't over tighten the screw. just snug.
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2 IX's -sold and parts
2 325i 4 dr - sold
4 318is all white - sold and parts
1 87 325is red - parts
1 89 325i vert grey - parts
1 90 325is white - keepin
1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
latest addition 1 88-325is red - parts
latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
latest addition 1 92-318i vert - blue - parts
latest addition 1 87 325is blk - parts.

latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
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