Allegheny Chapter

The Allegheny Chapter of the BMW Car Club

How does your BMW cooling system work?

BMWCCA Allegheny Chapter Presents

Automotive Cooling Systems: Design, Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration

January 8, 2022

1:00 PM ET – Roughly 90 minutes of content live-streamed with 30 minutes of Q & A

Topics to be covered: 

  • Basic theory behind how cooling systems work
  • Key inspections to ensure they are performing at a peak level
  • Different types of coolants and choices in replacement parts
  • Maintenance, repairs and restoration of vintage as well as modern cooling systems
  • Troubleshooting overheating issues and leaks
  • Some alternative coolants, especially for classic-car enthusiast

You can join the webinar by either clicking on this link:, or if that doesn’t work, by copying and pasting it into your browser search bar.

Please log in between 12:40P and 12:55P so we can help troubleshoot any technical issues you may be having before the webinar starts. If you run into problems, please e-mail [email protected]

While not mandatory, please e-mail the same e-mail address if you plan to attend, so we can have a rough headcount. Also, please indicate of which club/chapter you are a member (this is a multi-club event).

Presented By:

  • Paul Bowman, Ph.D. Chemical Engineer  – ~45 years of experience in automotive maintenance/repairs/restoration with focus on European classics. Member of BMWCCA Allegheny Chapter since 2003. Current BMW: 1995 318ti. Past BMWs include 1998 M Roadster and 2002 330i.
  • Alexander Bowman, BS Mechanical Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics Chassis and Brakes at Honda of America Manufacturing. Also Allegheny County Chapter member. Current BMWs: 2005 BMW M3 Competition Package, 1988 325ix
  • Ethan Bowman (webinar master): Candidate BS Information Technology Robert Morris University