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BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank R&D, Part 1: Intro and Factory Tank

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BMW E36 Aluminum Coolant Expansion Tank!

  Historically, BMW vehicles have been plagued with rather frequent cooling system failures. A majority of these failures are a result of the use of plastic components in a high-temperature application. Although failure isn’t immediate, over time the frequent heat cycling of these plastic components results in increased fragility, fatigue, and eventual failure. A few components we see failing on E36 models include the radiator end tanks, radiator expansion tank, and the mechanical fan. We … Continue Reading ››