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I recently tried using my AC the other day and quickly realised that it was blowing warm air into the cabin.
I haven't used it since last summer and was wondering could it be a re-gas issue or something more serious?
I checked it with BimmerCode photo attached, but I have no idea what errors are being detected with it and it doesn't say anything else.
Any advice would be appreciated.



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What scan tool are you using? All mine give descriptions. Could be out of freon or could be a faulty pressure sensor. You will need a better scanner and ac guages to help find the fault.


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It’s actually recommended to run your ac once a month to help keep everything lubricated. It’s bad for the compressor to go unused during the winter. You can run it with heat and it stays warm.


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Thanks for your reply.
All I have is BimmerCode App, so I guess I’m going to have to take it to a garage for a proper diagnosis. I hope it’s just a re-gas job, fingers crossed
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It’s actually recommended to run your ac once a month to help keep everything lubricated. It’s bad for the compressor to go unused during the winter. You can run it with heat and it stays warm.


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That’s probably why it’s not working now. I haven’t turned it on since last summer.
Now I know better, thanks again


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Good luck and hopefully that’s it. With small leaks I always put UV dye and leak seal in cars with leakage problems. The stop leak does a decent job at stopping about 50% of the time also if it still leaks then the UV dye will leave a trail that under UV light will pinpoint exactly where it is.


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Good luck and hopefully that’s it. With small leaks I always put UV dye and leak seal in cars with leakage problems. The stop leak does a decent job at stopping about 50% of the time also if it still leaks then the UV dye will leave a trail that under UV light will pinpoint exactly where it is.


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My car has a build date of December 2014 so would it have the old version of feon or the new system? I’ve looked in the manual but can’t find any information.
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My car has a build date of December 2014 so would it have the old version of feon or the new system? I’ve looked in the manual but can’t find any information.
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I found the information on the underside of the bonnet. There’s no need to reply now.
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Update
Just picked up my car from dealership and it turned out to be a condenser leak at a joint so everything was fixed under warranty.
I now have my AC back and it’s blowing cool cold air .
Thanks for everyone’s input.



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