Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > maXimum Tech > 3 Series > E36 (1991 - 1999)
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-18-2004, 05:05 PM   #1
beamerboycsl
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Mass
Posts: 326
Send a message via AIM to beamerboycsl
E36 heating problems!!!!

i have a 97 328i and my heating unit is ****ed. when i try to turn the heat on sometimes it wont come on at all. then if it does go on then like 10 min later the screen will either go black but the light for the direction of the air will be on still, and i cant change any settings, or it will turn on off on off on off until it either shuts off or turns on. the radio screen also go black well the lite goes out and u can kinda make out the screen. and chooses when to come on or not but the radio sounds fine and plays fine. its just the display, the heat is the display and it wont work right. i am in need of some serious help!!!!
beamerboycsl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2004, 09:41 PM   #2
Alwysfresh
Registered User
 
Alwysfresh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Toronto
Posts: 265
If the screen is turning on and off and the fan seems to have a mind of its own it is your heater control unit. Same thing happened on mine...it's a common problem on these things. I had my old one rebuilt recently and I'm trying to unload it if you're interested. It's very easy to install on your own. I'll give you a good price if you want it (they're $450CAD new from the dealer, I paid $220CAD for the rebuild)...let me know.
Alwysfresh is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.