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E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999


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Old Fri, Jun-15-2018, 01:40:22 AM   #1
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Hello everybody okay so this is what happened about a year ago I had my water pump and thermostat and thermostat housing replaced buy a European specialist mechanic who I felt I could trust to do the job I've had my car worked on before from this guy who had done a few major Automotive repairs in the past so I felt that I could trust him so anyhow ever since I've had the car I've noticed that the fan was always loud and I never really thought anything of it but I had my local mechanic look at it and he said my fan clutch is bad and now my water pump is starting to fail because my thermostat housing is leaking don't you think that my mechanic that did this water pump job should have replaced the fan clutch to begin with seeing how loud the fan was? I'm so ticked off about this but yet I never knew it was an problem and yes I've gotten crappy gas mileage because of it. I never knew why until now SOS before my water pump goes . . . . . . . . should I replace the water pump now just to be safe even though it was done last year because it might have weakened the water pump from the bad clutch fan what do you think? The water pump has ways been a little noisy since it was replaced Sos . . . . .
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Check into the Fan delete modification.
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Old Sun, Jun-17-2018, 12:43:33 AM   #3
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Fan clutch could have failed after he did that work. Dunno

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