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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

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Old 02-15-2005, 10:56 AM
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How to control Defrost air temp?

With Automatic Climate Control, how does one control the air temp when using the Defrost Windows / Remove Condensation button? Sometimes it blows hot air, sometimes cold air, regardless of the outside temperature or the Climate Control desired temp setting. Anyone know?
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Old 02-15-2005, 10:57 AM
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mine usually blows like a hairdrier... one of those things I just don't like. I can usually get the temp down with AC, but not ideal
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Old 02-15-2005, 11:13 AM
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Slightly off topic...

... but along the same lines, for some reason the "torso air temp" rotary dial on the center console doesn't work too well for me. It's not very sensitive, and even when I turn it all the way to the max "heat' setting, all it does is lowers the cold air blowing out.
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Old 02-15-2005, 11:34 AM
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Mine always blow hot...no matter the weather. Just one of those anoying things I don't like about the car. De-misting my car on a summer day is really uncomfortable.

When the weather is warm, I just turn on the AC, select the top/windsheild vent, and boost the fan up all the way. A pain, but it at least hits the glass with cool dry air and not hot moist air that would fog things up even worse.
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