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E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:54 PM
SabbySteve SabbySteve is offline
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Temp. Control Problem

I need some help fixing my 01 Z3 Temp Control. I believe the something broke on the temp control dial because the knob was sticking and I got frustrated and over torgued it. All I get is cold air now, I cannot increase the temp. I was wondering if anyone had some tips on accessing the back of the temp. control knobs. I figured out how to get the radio out for access, now I need to know how to repair the problem. The dealer said it would cost 2K to fix, are they crazy???

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Old 01-21-2013, 01:34 PM
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This thread is a good place to start.

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:07 PM
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Then once you fix the back of the dial, the fix for the stickiness is here. It starts at post 11.


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...r+cable+adjust
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:43 PM
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I hope someone will be able to give me some good advice.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:19 PM
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The links offered should answer all of your questions.
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