2001 E46 330d touring, new resistor same fault?(FIXED)

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    Hi guys, i just changed over my resistor "hedgehog" and i still have the same fault? I changeed it, it worked for around 10 mins then took it back off and plugged in the old one, still not change so again plugged in the new one and left it loose and it's up to thye same old tricks? is there something else to blame?

    thanks in advance ppl

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    Most likely your HVAC or control panel...what are the symptoms again?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Most likely your HVAC or control panel...what are the symptoms again?
    Hi Neil, good news, i had another go at it today after work and it's been working great i think mabey it just had to reset itself

    I'm about to go a good run dropping my mother and law off, who's the worst passenger in the world by the way

    As for the symtoms, it would basically just have a mind of it's own, blow when it felt like it or at temps i had not selected and if it was to rain i was in trouble as you can imagine, also i'd like to add it was the worst job i've ever had to do, why o why did BMW put it there

    Anywho i'll report back after the run.

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    Good to hear
     
     

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    good news is the blower speed is fine but the temp is not

    why is this doing this to me

    any ideas mate? the temp wont change untill you go all the way to 32 or it'll still stay cold?
     
     

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    See if you can bleed the system by following the instructions posted everywhere on here. If after that you still have a problem, then check out your heater valve...no.7 in diagram.

     
     

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    i'll give it a go
     
     

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    How to bleed the cooling system.
    1.Jack the front of the vehicle up onto stands as high as possible,
    2.Turn the ignition on,engine off,heater on fan setting 1 and temperature fully hot,
    3.Remove the rad cap/expansion cap,remove the bleed screw from the radiator and IF you have them the bleed screw(s) from the thermostat housing/top hose, return pipe or EGR thermostat.
    4.Fill the radiator up and keep pouring till there are no more air bubbles coming out from the bleeds, using a funnel that fits tight in the radiator neck and filling it full of water will help push any troublesome air out, when good you can then install the bleeds and tighten down(don't snap them),ensure the rubber O-rings/seals are still on the screws/on the bleed holes.
    5.Suck some water out so it's not full to the brim, replace the cap and then start the car. Run her up and check for heat from the vents when warm and check if over heating still persists. You may have to bleed troublesome cars twice(but rare).
    6.If all is good then check the water level again in the morning when cool.
     
     

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    fixed, great!
    Thanks for all the help ppl

    Mabey you could shed a little light on this, replaced a non clicking sensor(they all click now) replaced the pdc control unit yet still long beep

    Would really appreciate the help guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevierob330d View Post
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    Mabey you could shed a little light on this, replaced a non clicking sensor(they all click now) replaced the pdc control unit yet still long beep

    Would really appreciate the help guys

    Stevie
    Glad to hear you got it fixed . Start a new thread for the PDC problem.
     
     

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