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Thread: <E36> pinging when hot...wrong Thermostat?

  1. #26
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    If you see redline every morning, you need a new clutch!

    Sorry, that is unless you know what you're doing, which most here do!!
    Last edited by MIKYZZ4; 06-12-2017 at 02:40 PM.
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    The clutch is fine. I just installed a new one (first replacement) at 150k. Fast doesn't always mean hard on the clutch.
    Marc Plante
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    Quote Originally Posted by marcva View Post
    The clutch is fine. I just installed a new one (first replacement) at 150k. Fast doesn't always mean hard on the clutch.
    +1!
    '95 325iS - auto to manual swap done!

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