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7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)

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Old 11-04-2013, 04:25 PM
watersnake watersnake is offline
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Air con resistor

Could someone tell me where to find the resistor for the aircon in my
730 I/L e38 please . how can you tell if they are kaput
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Old 11-04-2013, 06:02 PM
Podmore Podmore is offline
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The resistor pack sits on top of the a/c blower motor, which is right up near the windscreen under the dash pad. It's a major PITA to replace, requiring several hours of effort and the removal and refitment of a number of components on and under the dash, as well as the dash pad itself.

Symptoms of a failed resistor are no fan at any speed setting.
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Old 11-04-2013, 07:18 PM
Mayorchuck Mayorchuck is offline
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What symptoms are you having? Also, what year is your car? The fuses change on the later model E38's.
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