17 00 005

Special tools required:

00 2 030

Warning!

Risk of scalding!

Only carry out repair work on the cooling system after the engine has cooled down!

Attention!

Lifetime coolant filling:

Never reuse used coolant!

When replacing and removing components which rely on the corrosion protection effect of the coolant, it is essential to change the coolant. The cooling system must therefore be drained and refilled.

In the case of other removal work involving the draining of part quantities of coolant, replace these quantities which have been drained with new coolant.

Installation note:

Use only recommended coolant.

Observe mixture ratio.

Protective measures/rules of conduct:

Wear safety goggles

Wear protective gloves

Observe national/country-specific

regulations

Attention!

For contamination of the cooling system (e.g. by engine oil), the cooling system must be rinsed with water until all contamination is removed!

Draining and adding coolant on engine BMW N62

Attention!

Risk of skidding due to coolant on the floor.

Danger of injury!

Catch and dispose of drained coolant in drip tray (1) and if necessary special tool

00 2 030 (universal hydraulic lifting equipment).Recycling:

Observe country-specific waste disposal regulations.

Follow notes for carrying out repair work on the cooling system.

Use only recommended coolant.

Draining and adding coolant on engine BMW N62

Draining coolant:

Open sealing cap (1) on coolant expansion tank.

Draining and adding coolant on engine BMW N62

Remove front engine guard.

Drain, catch and dispose of coolant from radiator.

Draining and adding coolant on engine BMW N62

Remove reinforcement plate.

Open coolant drain plug (1) on engine block.

Drain, catch and dispose of coolant.

Installation note:

Renew the sealing ring.

Tightening torque 11 11 5AZ:

5AZ Drain plug for coolant in engine block
M14 x 1.5 25 Nm

Adding coolant:

Use only recommended coolant.

Observe capacities.

Observe mixture ratio.

Fill and bleed cooling system.

Visual inspection of cooling system for tightness.