Bmw Issue - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > E46 (1999 - 2006)

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 to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-16-2009, 06:24 AM
Flabbagasted Flabbagasted is offline
Registered User
Location: Carshalton Surrey
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 6
Mein Auto: BMW E46 318i ES
Unhappy Bmw Issue

Hi All

Im wondering if you could help me , my bmw is running fine but when i put the air con on the car jults and then a continous noise is coming from the car its a sort of low tone vibrating noise. then when i switch the air con off all goes back to normal.

If i use the fan normally it works fine the air con works fine too just makes this noise.

Thanks for your help.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-16-2009, 07:59 AM
AlboBMW's Avatar
AlboBMW AlboBMW is offline
Location: Norman, OK
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 2,271
Mein Auto: '01 325i
Hopefully it only needs a can of R-134A. If the can doesn't help, the problem could be elsewhere, and somewhat expensive to repair.

It could be your HVAC blower and the DIY is here:

It's it is anything else more serious, you need to let a specialized mechanic to fix it.
Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series & 4 Series > E46 (1999 - 2006)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:48 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.