2019 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #332

Posted on 21 Feb, 2020
Model: 2019 BMW X3
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Coolant
Vehicle features and
options
This chapter describes all standard, country-spe‐
cific and optional features offered with the series.
It also describes features that are not necessarily
available in your vehicle, e. g., due to the selected
options or country versions. This also applies to
safety-related functions and systems. When us‐
ing these functions and systems, the applicable
laws and regulations must be observed.
General information
Coolant consists of water and additives.
Not all commercially available additives are suita‐
ble for the vehicle. Information about suitable ad‐
ditives is available from a dealer’s service center
or another qualified service center or repair shop.
Safety information
WARNING
With the engine hot and the cooling system
open, coolant can escape and lead to scalding.
There is a risk of injury. Only open the cooling
system with the engine cooled down.
WARNING
Additives are harmful and incorrect additives
can damage the engine. There is a risk of injury
and risk of damage to property. Do not allow
additives to come into contact with skin, eyes
or articles of clothing. Use suitable additives
only.
Coolant level
General information
Vehicles with gasoline engine feature two cool‐
ing circuits. Always check the coolant levels of
both coolant reservoirs and refill as needed.
The coolant level is indicted using minimum and
maximum markings. Depending on the coolant
reservoir, the minimum and maximum markings
are located at different locations.
Depending on the engine installation, the coolant
reservoir is located on the right side or the left
side of the engine compartment, refer to
page 325.
Checking the coolant level on the
side markings
1.
Let the engine cool.
2. Open the hood, refer to page 326.
3. The coolant level is correct if it lies between
the minimum and maximum marks on the
coolant reservoir.
Symbol Meaning
Maximum.
Minimum.
Checking the coolant level in the
filler neck
1.
Let the engine cool.
2. Open the hood, refer to page 326.
3. Turn the lid of the coolant reservoir slightly
counterclockwise to allow any excess pres‐
sure to dissipate, then open it.
4. Open the coolant reservoir lid.
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