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OUR 2006 BMW 530XI KEEPS OVERHEATING.WE REPLACED THE THERMOSTAT AND IT'S STILL OVERHEATING. THE MECHANIC WAS GOING TO BLEED THE SYSTEM BUT I DON'T KNOW IF THAT WILL HELP.DO YOU THINK IT'S THE WATER PUMP OR DO THEY NEED TO DO A RADIATOR FLUSH? APPARENTLY SOME CRITTERS BUILT A NEST BY THE RADIATOR BUT THEY PULLED ALL THAT OUT.I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO AND I'VE BEEN W/O A CAR FOR 4 DAYS NOW.WOULDN'T A DIAGNOSTIC TEST TELL YOU AT LEAST SOMETHING? THEY SUPPOSEDLY DID THAT BUT THOUGHT IT WAS THE THERMOSTAT. THANKS,MICHELLE

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2006 bmw 530xi have a electric water pump (next to the thermostat). Common to go bad. There should be no heat in the car and "overheating" pops up. Electric water pump $495.00

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