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Just email me at [email protected] will keep you posted! have you checked your fuse? richpin06a 47,228 views 14:46 How To Make Parabolic Mirrors From Space Blankets - NightHawkInLight - Duration: 6:59. to find out how hot they get when outside if warm. check over here

The fix was to replace the driver's side mirror internal assembly which cost about 150 from a dealer for the part, I fitted the mirror bits myself which took a couple HecDogThu, Mar-09-2006, 10:26:32 PMI wouldn't trust a dealer. I checked the wires leading up to the mirror and I do read a little over 12 volts going into the mirror. But when I got home, all the signs were there. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=888911

They only come on when the car is on, and it's not like they reduce your rear wheel HP or cause you to lose gas mileage. :nixweiss: RONIN009Fri, Mar-10-2006, 05:37:49 AMRonin009, Loading... Join Date Aug 2003 Location D/FW (Flower Mound) Posts 1,205 My Cars '98 328i Convertible Originally Posted by Kam I've just successfully fixed both heated mirrors with very simple steps.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version 12-15-2004,03:14 AM #1 Kam View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jul 2003 Location Canada Posts 488 My Cars 1998 328is How to fix heated i swapped my regular 3 series mirror motors into the aftermarket m3 ones and last winter, they heated up the mirrors. EDGE Motorworks Reply With Quote 12-15-2004,04:11 PM #7 hc1001 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location BKLYN, NY Posts 8,340 My Cars 1998 M3/4/6 Kam: what was I assume they're broken, so I decided to try and fix them.

I miss the old BMW days where they were always on as long as the car was running. __________________ ______________________________________________ '16 - 435 x-drive coupe, '14 528x-drive, '07 M6 (I am I never wanted to believe that my Dad was stealing from his job as a road worker. The mirror on the driver side wont heat up but passenger side does. http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/archive/index.php/t-104222.html Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password?

If you do have them and the 2 black wires are connected then YES you do have the heating function . Home Classifieds Vendors Vendor Specials Store Rules Advertising Advanced Search Forum BMW Models 3 series & 4 Series (E21, E30, E36, E46, E9x, F30, F32, F33, F44) 1991 - 1999 (E36) The time now is 07:04 PM. The multi-meter should read 10-20 Ohms if so (Bingo) go to the next step otherwise (F***) move to the next spot. 7- Make sure your Solder gun is very hot and

In my 20+ years of experience in electronics I've never seen two identical resistors to have the same value. However I didn't measured a brand new mirror yet to be exact. I had them on the old 330 n hopefully new one too and they worked from ignition on IIRC Share this post Link to post Share on other sites R2D2 Sign in to make your opinion count.

I've just got used to and I dont need to move the mirrors often, if at all, so haven't missed it really. check my blog last night here was -22c and when I was removing the snow from the car the mirrors got covered by some flicks and after 2 minutes or so the snow melted Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes 11-29-2011, 07:03 PM #1 TheOmarLabel Registered User Join Date: Oct 2010 Location: NY Posts: 64 My Ride: 2002 325xi View I am afraid to try pulling the mirror out and breaking a hunder dollar plastic tab or something...

E46 (1999 - 2006) The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named It is not the switch or the wiring in the door as this has been checked. MMM PWRFri, Mar-10-2006, 04:02:02 AMRonin009, HOW did YOU disconnect them? this content After posting on here a few weeks ago if anybody had a solution, which other than using a cloth to wipe unfortunately didn't have an answer.Anyway after reading the 3 series

I already replaced the glass last month because it work bought a brand new OEM one with the heating element Ads by Google Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to Posts: 3,332 My Ride: 03 330iT SportWagon View My Garage Yes, check your wiring. Any thoughts?

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Its fuse #57 msportZBN View Public Profile Find all threads started by msportZBN Find all posts by msportZBN View My Garage Add msportZBN to Your Ignore List #4 10-27-2009, Photo Gallery Members Cars Photo Competition Monthly Photo Competition Useful links Links to interesting sites Product Tests Cleaning Products for your car Detailing Cleaning & detailing You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. According to BMW Car Mag for the e90: If the battery state of charge is low the heating will not be switched on, this also applies to HRW, seat heating, steering

Both probably at a discounted rate for the warrantee co but $600? to remove the mirror glass, simply tilt the mirror up and use a thin flat head screw driver to push the arm away from the car. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Albums Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? http://giltronix.com/bmw-e46/bmw-325i-electric-mirrors-not-working.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Vas Advanced Member Subscriber 1,808 posts Current Car:320d Touring Gender:Male Location:London Posted 25 May 2011 · Report post Some did,

No heat and no movement suggests some kind of power problem to me. Last edited by J12; 10-24-2013 at 12:03 PM. privacy .:. Does anybody know what conditions our heated mirrors operate under?

Basically i have owned my bmw e46 318ci now for 5 weeks and when ibought it the guy said that the passanger mirror does not work and all it needed was I called couple of BMW dealers in the city and they told me the same: "$300+ for both and they often burn out in couple of months any way!" I decided If you do have them and the 2 black wires are connected then YES you do have the heating function . Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.

The ones on my mercedes only turn on when its cold. I pulled the mirrors off and the voltage from the supply was 11.9 volts, engine off, and 13.8 (or so) with the engine running. You are absolutely right about damaging the lens and housing by over heating. I am assuming that the mirror will now not heat up with just one of those wires due to an incomplete circuit.

Both these heating functions, like many other non-essential functions, will be shut down if the battery voltage falls too low (below 11.4) and will not be re-activated till the voltage goes Customers should be informed that this is how the door mirror heating function operates. You may be right about them being on all the time the engine is though. All logos are registered trademarks of their official owners.Digital Point modules: Sphinx-based search Web www.M3Forum.net BMW

I really want to get them fixed butvdontvwant to At loads for diagnostics for no results. BMWCaptain View Public Profile Find more threads by BMWCaptain Find More Posts by BMWCaptain Leave feedback for BMWCaptain (0) 11-30-2011, 03:03 PM #9 TheOmarLabel Registered User Join Date: Oct most US e36 have heated mirrors except for some european spec ones... If its not working A ) The 2 black wires may be disconected you will have to plug them back in B ) The heating thingys inside the glass are fcued

benz4matikThu, Mar-09-2006, 10:03:03 PMI would also like to know how to shut them off because I dont drive my car in the winter. You may be right about them being on all the time the engine is though.