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4858Re: [bmw e28] Heater Problems

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  • bimmernutjob
    Dec 7, 2006
      1983 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:
      >
      > Paul,
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > Beneficially,
      > jforbey@...
      >
      > --- 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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