11-20-2012, 06:06 PM
Join Date: Nov 2012
Mein Auto: E36 M3
I'm seriously gonna try to help, but I have problems with assumptions.
1. what is turned on (no jokes please)
2. what is throwing air
I don't know if you have a blower motor problem, or a coolant bleeding problem, so I'm going to suggest the following:
1. Put car in park, ign in position 2.
2. Actuate blower control from lowest to highest fan setting- do you hear or feel ANYTHING? Is it moving air? Is the HVAC blower working? IF not, fuse, resistor etc.
3. I don't know what year your car is (not in profile), so I cant give you advice on the panel control, or whether potentially it's just a resistor, or a fuse. Fuses generally blow for a reason, so don't get too excited if there's one blown.
4. OP referenced where the fuses are-- near firewall driver's side under plastic cover. Table is there-- if yours is gone, reply and I'll bust out my Bentley manual-- not going outside, it's cold. Regardless, a good visual check will reveal if fuses are obviously blown-- but that will not take into account hidden corrosion (which I have seen personally prevent a circuit from closing). As a course of habit, I will remove the fuse, test it, or replace with a known-good fuse after verifying contacts (above AND below) are clean of any corrosion.
5. report back
But, my money's on the FSU
It's not what you buy, it's what you build- Unknown
EN90283 - Stabled for HG repair
DH06247 - Running like a champ
Last edited by mgoods50; 11-20-2012 at 06:14 PM.