In Reply to: Ugh... Coolant Overheat posted by DaveR on January 25, 2000 at 22:20:47:
The water pump is not very difficult to change yourself. Pump cost at dealer is around $70, $45 elsewhere. My plastic pump died around 80K miles.
Bentley manual has easy to follow instructions.
I did mine in about 2 hours. I put in a new thermostat while I was under the hood.
Myron S. Marcyniak
Lone Star Chapter BMWCCA