4858Re: [bmw e28] Heater Problems
- Dec 7, 20061983 533i
this past summer, the heater solenoid (electrical connector) wires melted, I replaced the
connector and solenoid guts from one of my parts cars, no problems since.
Does anyone have a clue what could cause this ?
-- In bmwe28@..., John Forbey <jforbey@...> wrote:
> On your car there is a heater line solenoid on the
> firewall in the engine compartment. This thing works
> as a heater water regulator controlled by the
> temperature knob on the left of the upper console.
> Mine was like that when I bought the car. You can buy
> the rebuild kit if you please but I don't think the
> solenoid is very expensive. My car engine temp would
> be warm but the fan blowing cold air inside. The
> valve just sticks closed.
> --- yp_paul_lawton <paul.harrop@...> wrote:
> > Hello, I'm Paul from Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. I have
> > been getting this
> > group's daily email digest for a while and have
> > found the advice very
> > useful. I have a problem that I feel that you all
> > can help me with.
> > I have a 1983 528e and the heater does not blow warm
> > air. I have heard
> > that this may be a solenoid, but have not been able
> > to find anything
> > conclusive. The blower works, but regardless of
> > where the temperature
> > dial is set, it just blows ambient temperature air.
> > I know the AC
> > needs a charge, so I am not concerned about it
> > cooling, but here in
> > the dead of winter, I would really like some heat.
> > Any ideas? Thanks,
> > Paul.
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