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Re: Stuck open thermostat? (archive)

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Posted by Alex on March 01, 2000 at 19:38:01:

In Reply to: Re: Stuck open thermostat? posted by Mitch on March 01, 2000 at 13:46:25:

Thermostat from the local stealer should cost about $30.00 and the corresponding O-ring about $3.00. These are "official" BMW NA prices and you shouldn't be paying more than this.

1992 735i 169k miles
1972 2002 187k miles

: I just replaced the T-Stat on my 90 735iL. My mechanic said he has seen a lot of them need replacing lately on the 8-12 year old BMWs. The good news is that its easy to replace. The bad news is they cost about $80.00. Good luck

: : My 92 735i warms up ok (1/2 on temp) if I drive slowly in the city. When I speed up on the highway the temp goes down to 1/4. The temp goes back up after driving in the city. Is this normal? Do I have a stuck thermostat or??

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