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Old 01-29-2013, 11:10 PM
gertrude12 gertrude12 is offline
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Mein Auto: 1990 BMW 525i
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Originally Posted by paperplane94 View Post
Find the source of the smoke!!!

I don't think the original poster knows how many e34 burned down threads there have been lately.
Many were caused by the blower motor.


What does it say under the Fusebox cover for what fuse #1 controls???
According to the cover, fuse #1 controls the instrument panel, instument cluster check control, onboard computer and brakelights. I did notice that I had had a brakelight alert on the dash a few weeks ago, but on checking, the lights are okay.

I've not had the blower motor on at all.

Not sure if it's related, but I have a leak in the boot when it rains heavily.

BTW, the smoke was coming through the vents and definitely smelled like burning wires. Hoping it's NOT the computer!!!

I will have to dig out the manual and see if I can get the dashboard off....
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