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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, I have been blessed with having no climate control for about 6 months now, survived half the winter and misty windscreens (barely). Eventually I gave up and garaged the car. I have been doing some research and the symptoms are leading me to the "Sword" module. There are some How To's on...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, My question to keep things short is when should the radiator fan come on? Background... I have been having issues with my radiator fan. Wouldn’t come on even when AC was on. Sometimes it would come on with the AC and then stop. An error code was showing for the fan as well hence I...
  3. BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi All, I replaced my radiator fan today as current one been on the car for 190,000 miles so was struggling at times and the fault code appeared. I apologise in advance as I only started take the photos half way through as forgot to take my phone with me. Anyway I did this at home with...
  4. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    For years the common advice regarding testing of the viscous-coupled fan is to poke it with a newspaper - well, stop it! Here's how to test it, how to replace it and how it works:
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi! After a coolant expansion tank burst, engine got really hot before I was able to pull over. (OBD2 logger claimed 143C degrees) Tank has been swapped, coolant refilled and 100% free of air. Now it runs great, stable at middle of temp gauge (~80C I believe?) in dash, for about 30 minutes...
  6. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Goood afternoon BMW owners :) Hope all is well. I have currently purchased a Bmw E38 728 very nice full leather all the works, Now when I start it up from cold my fan spins like a crack head at a rave for a minute before it cuts out, is this normal? I very rarely hear or feel it kick in when...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    I need a fan for my x5. I cannot believe that BMW want over a £1000 for a electric fan!! do all x5 fans fit from 2007 to 2012? I have seen there are different wattages out there , mine has the standard 600w would it be beneficial to up this to a higher wattage? Many thanks jame
  8. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Guys anyone know why my radiator fan sometimes kicks in when I park up and switch off the engine. Its winter here in the UK and it happenned again the other day after a short vist 7 miles to the supermarket. Surely cant be overheating in winter. What can cause it to come on other than over...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    -hello all, got an interesting issue with my 320d, when i bought it few weeks ago i noticed that the ac compressor belt was missing and the main drive belt appeared to by starting to shred. just today got round to buying two new belts and found that when i have come to fit the main belt it will...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. I have problem with my heated seats on e60 530i. It started suddenly. Heated seats stoped working. Lights on a switch button are on and stay on but no heat in the seats. Fuses in the glove box and boot ok. Also my heater fan only works on 1st or 2nd setting. But when i press windscreen...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have asked on another Forum (unfortunately without much success), so I'm hoping someone on here might know! Following a recent service including coolant change, I've noticed that whenever the air con is switched on, the fan comes on and off at regular intervals (maybe 10 seconds on, 10...
  12. Introductions
    Hi All, I am not new have been here for years but unfortunately forgot my account details from before and have to create a new account..:) Yes i have forgotten which email i registered. I have found this site very helpful in the past and hoping new new issue can also be diagnosed on here.
  13. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey All So I need a new fan according to the diagnosis by a local independent specialist. Apparently it is throwing up some error codes. My car had been overheating when in traffic jams. I have been quoted getting on for £800 to repair this; I believe the fan is £719 from BMW. From what I've...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Im a newbie and hope this is OK in General Discussion because Im really scratching my head with this. The Blower fan is clean and has no leaves/debris in it. With engine OFF Blower fan works across full range quietly. Whilst driving there is an intermittent (but happens most of the time) loud...
  15. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, Can anyone tell me if the fan on the back of the CD/DVD CCC unit only runs when cooling is required, or is it supposed to run all the time? The CD drive works, and the DVD drive appears to work, but I'm in the process of replacing the laser lens to get Navigation working. With the cables...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have recently purchased a 535d m sport 5 series and have noticed an issue with the engine fan. The fan comes on shortly after starting the car and stays on throughout any journey short or long even on the motorway and it is running at full blast, which is very audible. When you stop and turn...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi furthermore to my post about the air conditioning not being so cold, today I noticed that the fan stopped working although it was definitely working on Saturday. Is checking the fuse the first port of call and what can I do before taking to an expensive mechanic?? The lights are on for...
  18. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi After 30 mins or so driving the blower fan becomes noisy, louder than usual. It does not matter if the a/c is on or off. Any suggestions? Thanks
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Noticed today whilst sat for 2 hours on the M6 that the radiator fan failed to come on. It comes on if I turn on the airconditioning but failed to come on when the I left the car to get hot tonight (measured up to 98 celsius according to torque app connected to OBD socket) Checked the connector...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all , I’ve got a question to ask, one you may heard many times before but my air con fan doesn’t work . If spins freely and there is 12v to it , not sure about the signal wire as I’m led to believe I need an osillasope to test this ,the fan doesn’t come on when I call for air con nor when the...
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