its shows engine overheat and is making a bad noise but has fluid

Asked by Dec 15, 2014 at 09:03 PM about the 2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car is showing engine overheat...its making a bad noise and aweful smell...when driving wont let car accelerate and it has fluid

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Oh no! BMW's should never be allowed to overheat and if they do, you need to turn the car off right away. Seems you've been driving yours a lot longer than that. Making bad noises and awful smells doesn't sound good. You might have warped the heads requiring some major engine work, let alone a new coolant system upgrade. Have a BMW independent shop in your area look it over for you. Have it towed to the shop if you can.

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the car didnt over heat..it just showed light on dash board and wouldnt bring any heat in the car...and i didnt drive it long ...as soon as I started the car drove about 2km then turned car off

it first showed the symbol engine overheat and then I stopped driving the car

Omg and why do you jump to such drastic measures....it might only be the thermostate...or maby the overlow tank..

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You're right, no need to jump to major conclusions. Sounds like a themostat issue. Nonetheless, have car towed to independent BMW shopto have the situation properly evaluates.

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