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    Going to fit my Blower resistor today I believe its located under the drivers footwell at the left, You guys got any tips with installation, just to let yous know its not the Hedgehog type its the older resistor
     
     

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    Sorry Edd.
    Not done one yet.
    Take some pics and you can do a How to guide for everyone...
     
     

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    Ok just finished installing the Blower resistor, I found out that its NOT in the drivers side Its at the passengers side. According to the Haynes Manual it was in the drivers side. heres how its done.

    1. Passenger side- remove panel from underneath glove box, above where your feet would go all you need is a star screwdriver.

    2. Have a look at the back at the rear of the centre console(you need to get your head right in) and look up you will see the blower resistor and the connector cable .
    picture of a digital resistor

    3. At this stage you don't have to unplug the connector give it a few wiggles and a wee bit of leverage it will slot out its clipped into place with a small lug on the resistor. so once that small lug is free it will come out

    4. Unplug the connector, connect new Resistor and slot it back into place

    5. check that the new resistor is working with all blower speeds and reinstall foot-well panel, job done

    Please Note this resistor was for the Analogue System . Digital system is the Hedgehog type final stage resistor, this is the same process but you will require a T20 torx Stubby Screwdriver or Bit to remove the resistor.

    The pictures are borrowed from other party

    Analogue Resistor

    Digital Resistor (final stage)

    Digital system controls


    Analogue System control




    Hope this helps, if you have any queries or if anyone would like to add anything that I've left out feel free.
     
     

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    I cant find this thing mate mine is anolougue and you say its behind centre console? Righat the back at the bulkhead?
     
     

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    its there mate, Im from Cleland so if you cant find it we could meet up and ill show you
     
     

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    Any chance you could come to my house mate? bmw is off road atm till i get everything sorted lol needs some more work i stay in dimsdale thanks matey
     
     

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    ok so i now own my 318is M-Tech and am buzzin with it lol it is (for use of a better phrase) "the muts nuts" lol, now it has a few teething problems but none that cant be sorted, ie the climate controll, it comes on when it feels like it and not until could this hedgehog thing you mention be the problem do you think??

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    hello mate seeing as youve done this you might be able to help i have a 1992 e36 318 is and the heater works just not the fan so was wondering if it would be the same resistor you changed this is my analog controlls (please work)
    318is saloon bright red
     
     

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    bimmerhead - There's a capacitor inside the climate control module that fails, and will need replacing.

    316compactrob - There's a resistor pack on yours, not a hedgehog. It's labelled "Analogue Resistor" in the guide !
    That'll need replacing !
     
     

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