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  1. 2000 bmw compact 1.9 316i / cannot locate final stage resistor

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I'm struggling locating where my Final Stage Resistor is located. I've been told by BMW that it is on the drivers side, I've had a look but can't locate it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Dutch
  2. Which wires for airbag resistor?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Removed seats - airbag light So I've removed the seats, replacing the drivers seat with a competition bucket seat (I only use this car for track days). I expected the air bag warning light to be on, so have purchased some emulators. My question is where do I fit those emulators? I see it's...
  3. 1991 320i convertible blower heater resistor

    Auto Electrical Forum
    The blower heater resistor which is supposed to fit my car E30 (64116912633) doesn't fit. my mechanic says that that particular car was a 'changeover' year, meaning that I suppose some of the parts might have been from newer models? the E36 64111393211 64118391749 seems to suggest that it will...
  4. 1999 E46 328i - FSR (Hedgehog) needs sorting!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Seems my hedgehog is playing up, sometimes the blower works, sometimes not, and when it does it makes its own mind up what speed it will run at! Does anyone know if a reputable supplier other than OEM, and if there is anyone localish to Woking/Guildford who you'd recommend to do the work...
  5. 318TDS EVRY Mod / Varible resistor mod

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys, I have just got a 318tds and its so slow its scary, the person before me turned the turbo upto 20PSI and now its running very lean. I know about using resistors/varible resistors. to trick the fuel pump into providing more fuel but I have never done it on this engine, Can anyone...
  6. SFZ module -9AF4 resistor detonation pill detonation circuit1 to big

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have airbag and seat belt light on my dash (2004 E60 525d) - 9AF4 resistor detonation pill detonation circuit1 to big I think this relates to the BST terminal so I want to troubleshoot. When I connect to the SFZ module in INPA I cannot find where to monitor the resistance of this...
  7. Auxiliary fan resistor failed?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey all, I've got a 96 E36, and a few days back when I was driving the car overheated like crazy. I limped home, and there doesn't seem to be any damage, but I have a problem with the auxiliary fan. It works in high speed but not low speed. I've trawled these forums and Google, and pretty much...
  8. 1994 E36 320i - Blower not working (new resistor, not an A/C model)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there! Having put this job off for the whole summer I've finally started digging into the problem with my fan due to a fast aproaching winter. As stated in the title, I've started with one of the most basic diagnostic problems I could come up with; The resistor pack. Unfortunatley I got my...
  9. Missing Final Stage resistor

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The blower has stopped working in my wife 2000 reg 320d touring and I have viewed various threads on the site and as many youtube videos, however they all seem to be different to the car I have. In the video it states the the FSU is behind the stepper unit. However after removing everything on...
  10. E60 525d FSU/Final Stage Resistor replacement

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Afternoon all, The electrical components in my car were slowly dying - music working intermittently, no fans at all, no rear demister, etc - so I decided to replace my battery. I bought a new one and fitted it but have not had any luck with the fans. They are still not blowing at all. From what...
  11. Is this the FSR? (Final Stage Resistor)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, I have an 52 plate 325i M Sport and yesterday I went to use the AC and noticed the fan wasn't blowing at all, the climate control works (screen) but turning the fan up and down does nothing, have read on here that it could be the FSR, is this a common thing for it where the fan...
  12. E36 2.5 TDS, Changed the heater resistor, fan still doesnt work!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    after a couple of months with no fans, I replaced my heater resistor and the fans still don't work!! The control panel appears to work fine but now really don't know what to do, has anybody experienced the same problem?:confused
  13. 1998 E36 318is - FINAL STAGE RESISTOR CONFUSION

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi i am a newbie this forum sorry if i have posted this thread in the wrong section.i am trying to change my FSR as my heater blower stopped working all of a sudden and i have checked the fuses which seems fine. i have opened passenger side glove compartment to replace FSR but little confused...
  14. BMW X5 E53 2003 Fan Speed Resistor..

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi there could anyone assist me in easily loacating the position of the fan speed resistor I.E which part of the dashboard Many Thanks: confused
  15. E53 Fan Speed resistor location

    E53
    Hi There Could anyone advise where the Fan speed resistor is located on a 2003 X5 E53
  16. 330Ci 120k miles

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I recently purchased a 2001 330Ci (Convertible) with the full intention of maintaining and sorting it out properly, and I expect to get a fair few issues given the mileage. The car has been (it seems) maintained very well, and the front bushes were done just before I bought it. I am, however, a...
  17. Final stage resistor replacement - tool recommendations?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think I'm going to attempt to swap out my final stage resistor soon. From what I've seen online it seems like it should be ok, but only as long as you have just the right torx driver to get that niggly second bolt out! i.e. long enough, not too long, not too thick, grippy enough handle etc etc...
  18. 2000 E46 3.18i - Replacing the Final Stage Resistor (FSR aka Hedgehog) Video

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi All, last weekend I changed my Final Stage Resistor. I ran into a few problems that were not covered in the guide i was using so i made a video of my experience, start to finish, sparks included. Replacing Final Stage Resistor (FSR aka Hedgehog) - 2000 BMW E46 3.18i - Full Detail, Sparks...
  19. E46 blower resistor change - still not working and part fell out on removing duct

    General BMW Discussions
    Blower motor was working fine and then suddenly died completely. So I check out the forums which seem to point to the dreaded resistor. I checked the fuses, then bought a new resistor and took out glove box, base, duct, servo and replaced the FSU. Doing it back up, I noticed that a 10cm black...
  20. PLEASE HELP - FSU/Blower Resistor did not fix my problem

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I am new posting here although I have read a lot of great info off of this forum before. My problem is my AC interior fan is coming on by itself and the Climate Control Module is dark - no read out no control. I have stopped the AC fan by pulling fuse 9 for the AC in the glove box. I have...
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