Password Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series / 4 Series > E30 (1982 - 1993) HVAC blower motor not working Re Log in Now you can see the top of the airbox, the motor is lurking under the plastic trim pieces, with a fiddle these just pop off, outers seem to come off first. Last edited by 4ofus; 02-09-2013 at 01:15 AM. Resistor Firstly, we’ll go through the most likely failure, the resistor pack. have a peek at these guys
You have to do this by touch and one handed but it’s pretty simple to pop out once you’ve got a feel of the tabs. First open up your glovebox and then unclip the two straps so that it drops down into the footwell. First off you’ll need to lift up the bonnet seal as this slides over the top of the panel. This is what helps keep you warm in the winter and if you’re posh and have aircon, keeps you cool in the summer.
In order to know which is at fault, you will have to either install a new final stage unit and see if the blower works, or test the blower before replacing Then the side panel needs to come out, this is held in by a single screw at the front and then a couple of twist clips (I did manage to change Please follow the links below to help get you started! With those out the way the motor is exposed, there are two wires connected to it which just pull off their terminals and then a single metal clip holding it in
Heater box with the motor removed. Test for power at the fan after checking fuse. This is accessed from the engine bay by removing the bulkhead panel. E30 Fuse Diagram A common symptom of a failing final stage unit is the blower motor not operating in accordance to how the controls are set, as if the blower "had a mind of
So you would like the lazy person DIY? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Then you’ll need to undo the 2 screws holding the C101 plug to the panel and the 2 10mm plastic nuts holding the wiring tray in place. Bentley repair manual: Blower motors and final stage units (Enter your BMW model after clicking link): Tags → BMW blower motor inoperative, BMW blower not working, BMW blower stopped, BMW
It may have started to seize up so a good soaking in something like WD40 may loosen it up and give it a new lease of life. 2000 Bmw 323i Blower Motor Resistor Location I'm guess it's the blower motor. Look for e30 fan removal for DIY on the above. Q car year: 2003 car model: 325i I have no air blowing from ac or heater.
The resistor is what actually controls the amount of voltage going to the motor depending on the switch position, where the lower the desired speed is set on the switch the Check fuse first. E30 Blower Motor Resistor Contents 1 Overview 2 Resistor 3 Blower Motor Overview There is usually one of two possible faults that would cause these symptoms; the first being the actually blower motor being worn Bmw E30 Heater Not Working The Bentley repair manuals have an excellent section on electrical repair.
Click below for Heater & A/C blower motors: Tags → AC, Air Conditioning, E30, heater, HVAC Categories → 3 Series 84-91 - E30 Comments are closed. More about the author Again a pretty simple task but I’d suggest having some small zips ties to hand, all will become clear. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW Thread Tools Display Modes Sat, Dec-12-2009, 09:57:35 PM #1
Testing only. A If the blower motor is no longer working on any speed, we have two main potential faults. Posts 182 My Cars '98 750il, '89 325IC blower fan not working on any position The fan does not work on any position in my new (to me) 91 318is. check my blog The bulkhead panel partway through removal, everything attached to the face of it needs to be removed.
Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. Bmw Blower Motor Not Working Posts 182 My Cars '98 750il, '89 325IC Thanks Joe, I am going crazy waiting for my next day off, been working 60+ hours a week. Current flows from the positive terminal on the battery through the fuse box, then to switch, on to fan and then back to negative terminal on battery.
Look for e30 HVAC panel removal for access to the fan switch. Register Help Remember Me? To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Bmw Blower Motor Replacement Cost The voltage regulator (what controls fan speed) is up there with the fan anyway so both regulator fan and interconnecting wiring can be tested up there.
Final Stage Resistor February 14, 2013 Share This answer is applicable for many BMWs in addition to the one listed below. Hoping this Sunday I will have a chance to look at this car! Remember that, on the E30 chassis (3-series 84-91), you must order the blower motor (and most other interior heat & A/C parts) according to whether the car has plastic or aluminum news You might want to test the fans before you put it all back in though.
Here is the resistor in position looking up from under where the glovebox would be (RHD car). Changing automatic transmission fluid & filter Changing brake pads & brake rotors Replacing & upgrading the engine air filter Replacing the serpentine belt & idler pulley Browse by Series ▼BMW 1 I drove it home a week ago in the dark...parked it near my shop (100 ft from house) and have not had a chance to look at it!!!! My experience is that the switches are in a more protected environment and normally fail less frequently than the equipment being switched.
Reply With Quote 02-10-2013,04:53 PM #4 tantumaude View Profile View Forum Posts Home BMW Models BMW Events Forums 1 Series 2 Series 3 Series F30/F31/F32/F33 (2012 - current) E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - This answer, while noting specific issues and locations for the E46 3-series models (99-05, 323i, 323ci, 325i, 325ci, 325xi, 328i, 328ci, 330i, 330ci, 330xi, M3), is applicable to most (if not You’ll need something like a screwdriver to pop the clip as it’ a pretty tight fit, with that undone the motor will just lift out. I will try and find some previous posts so I can go straight to the problems.
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Give it a spin and see how free It feels.