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Old 02-20-2013, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by jashearer View Post
Maybe Quack was referring to the auxillary ceramic cabin heater that comes with the north american d's.

Jay
I know there is an auxiliary heater, but honestly wouldn't know the difference between a ceramic and a Webasto (and I am frankly too lazy to Google and learn the difference). Jay, I will defer to you on that one.

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Originally Posted by NoI4plz View Post
^ nice info and clarity,

But what's the aux heater that heats the cabin air before the motor is warm gotta do with op issue...
In post 3 the OP said his dealer told him BMW would be introducing a retrofit ENGINE heater. I don't think such a part exists, so I was wondering if the dealer meant retrofit CABIN heater, be that ceramic, Webasto or something else.

I am just trying to help him decypher the dealer-speak. My guess is that either the dealer mis-spoke or that the OP mis-heard / misinterpreted what he said. I am TREMENDOUSLY skeptical that any retrofit engine heater is in the pipeline, and that said heater will solve his ongoing problems.
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