Recommended replacement interval for the part category Thermostat Housing : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti, BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5, BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i, BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 523 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change engine thermostat on BMW E36 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: engine thermostat – BMW E36. AUTODOC recommends:
Replacement: engine thermostat – BMW E36. AUTODOC recommends:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Sealant
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Ratchet wrench
Clip removal tool
Seal scraper
Flat screwdriver
Funnel
Fluid container
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Thermostat for 3 Saloon (E36) and other BMW models
How to change Thermostat Housing on BMW E36 320i 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Thermostat Housing
How to change Thermostat Housing on BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5 – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Thermostat Housing on BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 523 i
BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 523 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Thermostat Housing on BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
Thermostat Housing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
Changing Thermostat Housing on BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i
Main steps for Thermostat Housing replacement on BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i
BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i
How to change Thermostat Housing on BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti
How to change Thermostat, coolant on BMW E36 320i 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Thermostat, coolant
How to change Thermostat, coolant on BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5 – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Thermostat, coolant on BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 523 i
BMW 5 Saloon (E39) 523 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Thermostat, coolant on BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
Thermostat, coolant removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
Changing Thermostat, coolant on BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i
Main steps for Thermostat, coolant replacement on BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i
BMW 5 Touring (E39) 523 i
How to change Thermostat, coolant on BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti
Replacement: engine thermostat – BMW E36. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Check the condition of the coolant every time you replace the thermostat. Change the coolant if necessary.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E36 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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