318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Technical, Maintenance and Modifications > Maintenance

Notices

Maintenance Service Interval questions, oil change info.

.
» Recent Threads
Happy Birthday ...
Today 05:00 AM
Last post by 1996 328ti
Today 05:00 AM
0 Replies, 22 Views
M52tub25 in 318ti
05-03-2019 03:48 AM
Last post by Starbursty2122
Today 02:43 AM
1 Replies, 325 Views
Turner/Conforti M42 chip...
05-09-2019 04:46 AM
Last post by veritas137
Yesterday 11:11 PM
1 Replies, 489 Views
DASC considering part out
05-04-2019 11:42 PM
Last post by Lysaimachus
Yesterday 09:39 PM
6 Replies, 861 Views
new engine build. dasc +...
01-02-2016 01:28 AM
Last post by andakn
Yesterday 07:09 PM
195 Replies, 100,102 Views
Rear strut brace
04-04-2014 04:39 AM
Last post by MisterM52
05-20-2019 09:48 PM
46 Replies, 15,568 Views
M44 strange water leak...
05-18-2019 09:01 AM
Last post by MisterM52
05-20-2019 09:46 PM
6 Replies, 490 Views
Fox well NT510 - service...
05-20-2019 07:27 PM
Last post by dudecati
05-20-2019 07:27 PM
0 Replies, 176 Views
FS: Complete Black Dash
05-20-2019 04:08 AM
Last post by KGB318TI
05-20-2019 04:08 AM
0 Replies, 273 Views
WTB: Black Dash and...
03-21-2019 03:28 AM
Last post by KGB318TI
05-20-2019 03:15 AM
1 Replies, 624 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-09-2018, 09:31 PM   #1
aldogg7
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Pullman
Posts: 13
iTrader: (0)
Default Coolant drain plug engine

I've been searching everywhere for the location of the coolant drain plug on the engine of my 1995 ti with M42 engine. I've read multiple posts that it's on the passenger side of the engine, under the exhaust manifold. I attached a picture of the only bolt in the engine around there that I see, but it's only a 13mm and doesn't look like a typical drain bolt. Straight above the bolt is the exhaust manifold.

I also think my engine was the period between M42 and M44 - it has the plastic oil cap but aluminum thermostat housing - not sure of there were any other strange things, like coolant drain plug size/location, that aren't as straightforward on a pure M42 or M44.

Thank you!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version Name:	CoolantDrain.jpg Views:	43 Size:	40.0 KB ID:	17239  
aldogg7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2018, 10:15 PM   #2
BRADESTAR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Seattle
Posts: 432
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

Yes. That be the one.
BRADESTAR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2018, 11:00 PM   #3
aldogg7
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Pullman
Posts: 13
iTrader: (0)
Default

Thank you BRADESTAR! Any advice on a good tool to remove the radiator drain plug? And the blue clip on the back of it has to come off to get the plug out to replace it, right?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version Name:	s-l225.jpg Views:	18 Size:	3.2 KB ID:	17243  

Last edited by aldogg7; 06-10-2018 at 11:03 PM.
aldogg7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2018, 07:40 PM   #4
mnguyen84
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 28
iTrader: (0)
Default

screw driver. a big one.
mnguyen84 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cooling System Rebuild. PICS! CirrusSR22 Knowledge Base 171 09-24-2015 05:33 PM
1997 318ti N54 Coil on Plug Conversion Xer0 Engine 0 01-12-2014 08:59 AM
Need p/n for the drain plug in the hatch 1996 328ti Interior and ICE 4 10-22-2013 04:05 AM
Misc parts FS: MAGNETIC DRAIN PLUG! eurohb Parting out & Parts (US) 3 05-03-2012 06:53 AM
Misfire on 2nd Cylinder from front of engine atlanta318ti Engine 5 01-15-2010 08:56 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:16 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2019, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 75.84 k/88.60 k (14.40%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.