3140Re: [bmw e28] heater motor
- Nov 26, 2004I agree , it would be nice to have the dry air on the windshield
Keep It Runnin'
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----- Original Message -----
From: Barry Mercer
Sent: Friday, November 26, 2004 12:22 PM
Subject: Re: [bmw e28] heater motor
I will check with you the next time I need a part.
I put the Behr in yesterday and it works very nice indeed. Could be
a stronger fan, like the AC fan though. I still don't get the
seperate systems? Seems real repetitive to this yankey. The Dryer
in the AC would be very benificial for defrost and defog?
--- In bmwe28@..., "Steve Haygood"
> FWIW, I have the motor alone without the fan cages for 75.00 or the
> assembly for 167.00( both new with warranty) and I will ship and
> cards. Those are the behr versions, sofica is more ,but most of our
> have the Behr fan.
> Keep It Runnin'
> Automobile Solutions
> BMW CCA 6 Series Register Director
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Barry Mercer
> To: bmwe28@...
> Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 11:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [bmw e28] heater motor
> I was having a similar problem with my '86, it made noise, would
> start to die and then come back on. Sounded like bad bearings,
> two weeks ago, it just plain died. I found a shop here in
> Mercedes/BMW Parts Inc. That found a new motor for me the next
> His name is Abe, and he will ship, but does not take credit cards.
> (206-523_1804) I have also seen them a little cheaper on E-bay,
> with out shipping, and no mention of the brand? I need to install
> still, as I have not had time.
> The cost was $213.00 + Tax, but when it is cold, and your windows
> fog up in the Seattle Rain, it is well worth it. The local
> Dealership said they could have one in maybe 5 to 10 weeks out of
> Germany, and it would be $453.00, plus tax of course. Seamed a
> little high and they were not willing to guarantee that I would
> it anytime this winter?
> You do need to check which motor it is though, as three different
> brands were used in these cars. Mine had the Behr, but there are
> others. Pull the panel, and look. It is located behind the
> on the upper side of the firewall, and runs the length of the
> firewall. It has a bunch of sheet metal screws with socket style
> heads, so take your time to get them all. The motor is held in by
> spring wire strap clips. Just flip up the buckle. I then had to
> it back together to go and get the motor.
> A new fan will be nice!
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