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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
44,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the part (1 reports)
2004 BMW X5 cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2004 BMW X5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 292012

X5 3.0i

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles


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coolant tank thermostat bad

You can see from my earlier post that the coolant tank will go bad. Part of the problem usually is the thermostat. The thermostat is very brittle and will break when removing the tank. Expect to pay approximately $80-$100 for the piece. Since I did my own repair I am not sure what a mechanic would charge to do this but it will definitely be an addition to the earlier costs that I reported. Again not a bad fix if your already in there doing this on your own or else expect to pay labor charges on top of this. Also a side note BMW uses its own coolant which runs between $20-$25 a gallon.

- , New York, NY, USA

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