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Join Date: May 2008 Location: NYC Posts: 30,078 My Ride: '02 330i 6MT View My Garage It might be the lower radiator hose or the control box on the fan shroud. but i did learn lot from u all. Selling Rules* Discounted BMW OEM Parts Shop * #4 Dazzathedrummer Bimmer Fan Car Details Dazzathedrummer's Car Details Model of Car:318ci Year of Manufacture:2000 Transmission Type:Manuak Car Body Type:Coupe Ads by Google Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=703844
Also, no codes or limp mode so I disconnected the battery yesterday for 30 min to reset everything. Bavarian and Beyond 1,309,860 views 26:44 Loading more suggestions... Does anyone know a good way to test either of these two issues? I could replace the computer to put back the original electrical fan but i've heard prices are about $1200 for a new one.
As usual, I will update this post when I install the thermostat next weekend. *le sigh* ANy update? __________________ -tony poynter View Public Profile Find more threads by poynter Find I didn't think the automatic AC sensor participated in the factors that controlled the fan, so I haven't attempted to rule that out yet. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Albums Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? 2000 Bmw 323i Cooling Fan Relay Location Working...
you can test the fan by disconnecting the plug and connect it to an external power source. Bmw E46 Radiator Fan Fuse It should have a menu option to test the fan. When it's hot it only blows hot air.
Installed it...didn't work. 2) Tested the voltage coming to the fan from the sensor (on right side of fan near the top of fan)...read normal.
if the fan spins its the sensor thats gone tits up. Bmw E46 Electric Fan Not Working Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Share this post Link to post Share on other sites ///MARKYBHOYSBM Member Members 127 posts Current Car:BMW 323CI Gender:Male Posted 16 Jun 2009 · Report post there is an idle See our wiki.
Reply With Quote 04-05-2013,10:30 AM #9 c0wb0ychris View Profile View Forum Posts Member BMW CCA Member Join Date Jan 2013 Location Zebulon, NC Posts 79 My Cars 2000 323i It seems
It's easy! Bmw E46 Radiator Fan Relay Fast Bob View Public Profile Find all threads started by Fast Bob Find all posts by Fast Bob View My Garage Add Fast Bob to Your Ignore List #3 Bmw Cooling Fan Switch dlaporte View Public Profile Find more threads by dlaporte Find More Posts by dlaporte Leave feedback for dlaporte (0) 10-06-2009, 05:21 PM #18 Daemonix Registered User Join Date: Oct
This could had triggered the fan to work. Reply With Quote 04-05-2013,09:02 AM #5 dopey88 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2012 Location Edmonton, AB Posts 2 My Cars 2008 e90 / 1999 e46 I just Try shorting the power wire just to see if the fan runs. As for a "control box" on the fan shroud, there is only the fan relay box (integral to the fan itself), and the automatic AC sensor which is mounted on the Bmw E46 Fan Relay Location
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Nathan's DIY Garage 28,157 views 4:58 HOW TO TEST/CHECK A RADIATOR FAN. Bmw 3 Series Radiator Fan Not Working No worries, I appreciate your help. rebetli6 4,716 views 3:53 DIAGNOSING A NON WORKING RADIATOR FAN,TESTING FAN SWITCH W/ A SODA CAN, WATER & FIRE HONDA CIVIC - Duration: 25:28.
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=e46+%3Cinsert+problem+here%3E Reply With Quote 04-05-2013,10:48 AM #11 c0wb0ychris View Profile View Forum Posts Member BMW CCA Member Join Date Jan 2013 Location Zebulon, NC Posts 79 My Cars 2000 323i Originally Please try again later. no idea why...) and it didn't have any physical damage to it, but I tested the wires going into it. Bmw 318i Radiator Fan Not Working PM ME Solidjake View Public Profile Find more threads by Solidjake Find More Posts by Solidjake Leave feedback for Solidjake (18) 07-15-2011, 11:53 PM #3 dmax Registered User
I have plugged in another fan, but it wouldn't spin either, so I'm feeling more confident that the control wire just isn't sending the signal to the fan to "turn on". Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Sign in to make your opinion count. I'm not sure what else I can do at this point, other than replace the lower radiator hose sensor and really hope that it fixes it.
Posts 20,394 Thanks 6,198 Thanked 7,051 Times in 5,322 Posts 21-03-2009, 16:58 Has the cooling system been bled on the car correctly after the over heats? That said, I've heard they spin on when you engage AC, but I've not really tested that myself. However, I'm not sure which year/model had the plastic design.