Genuine BMW Control Sleeve - 17117521781 - E82,E89,E90,E92,E93

This is the radiator drain plug (petcock valve) for manual transmission E82 and E9X models. The plug actually has two drains built in - the traditional blue petcock valve which is part of the black hex plug. If you drain the coolant from your radiator through this plug you could be in for a nasty surprise. The black hex plug has tabs that lock it into position in the factory BMW radiator. Once it's installed the tabs lock in place. But if you remove the black hex the tabs snap off and the plug will no longer seal correctly! Do not drain your coolant without having one of these on hand as a spare! It's cheap insurance on a definite leak later on.

When doing any sort of repair or maintenance there is no replacement for genuine factory parts. Turner Motorsport carries the Genuine BMW brand with pride and has the parts you need to complete your next project with confidence.

Fits auto transmission only.

Note: the Behr OEM radiator that we sell does not use this same drain plug. It has it's own drain plug that does not use the tabs. You won't need the factory BMW drain plug ever again.

Also known as a Genuine BMW Control Sleeve -
This item fits the following BMW Chassis:
E82,E89 Z4,E90,E92,E93

Fits BMW Engines including:
M57,N20,N51,N52,N52N,N54,N54T,N55

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T#: 45897 | Part#: 17117521781
Part#: 17-11-7-521-781
Part#: 17 11 7 521 781
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Genuine BMW Control Sleeve - 17117521781 - E82,E89,E90,E92,E93
$11.72