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Old 12-04-2017, 09:53 PM
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Thermostat housing recall?

Got an extended warranty notice today on the Wife's 2013 R57 Justa. Is there NO extended warranty on the 2011 N18? Because mine has apparently just started to leave a blue residue on top of my bellhousing, and the coolant level is going down slightly over time....Grrrr...hers is fine, MINE is leaking! Anyone?
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People are getting letters but I did not get one for my 2007, but did for my 2012. So it must be certain years. Might want to call the dealer and have them run the vin to check.
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Thanks, ECS! Lucky me, my 2011 N18 turbo does not have any warranty extension on the thermostat/housing, but the wife's 2013 N16 N/A Justa does! Verified by the dealer. Go figure! I did manage to get most of the hardware out of the way tonight on my 2011 MCS and used a mirror and flashlight to inspect my t-stat housing. I see no evidence of leakage. I am not losing coolant very quickly at all, just looking to get ahead of future issues. I am thinking maybe the reservoir and/or 90 degree fitting/0-ring on the bottom of the reservoir/surge tank may be leaking a bit. Hard to tell, because it leaks when I move it aside for oil/filter changes, then does not seem to leak again once back into place. Do you guys offer the reservoir and 90 degree fitting with o-ring as a set? I figure to start there, see what happens. Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:53 AM
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Welcome. Here some info on that fitting under the expansion tank. 11537600674

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...ant-leaks.html


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