I got my replacement on ebay...used...it works fine and I replaced it myself. So long as they are the same model digital climate control modules, they will be compatible. I definitely suggest this as it only cost me $160 as opposed to getting a brand new replacement from the dealer for about $400-500...
__________________ 1996 318i
5 Speed Manual
Alpine CDA-7895 Head Unit
12" Alpine Type-R, sealed box
Pioneer 400w amp for $20 at a yard sale (to replace my fried MRV-1507)
Infinity Kappa 4" 2-way speakers(rear)
Infinity Kappa 5.25" component speakers(front)
Debaffled airbox, K&N filter
Tracked Mud on carpets
Shampooed and cleaned carpets
I'm not even sure my computer is bad, so I'm a little nervous about buying a new one. No one has been able to help me figure out the problem though. I'm begining to feel like this forum is a complete waste of time.
the car won't blow air for about 10 minutes, then it's fine. If it's really warm out, it will work as it should. It only does it when the temp drops below 70. THe colder it gets, the longer it takes to blow air. I've already replaced the blower resistor. I did the climate control DIY, and that didn't work. It seems like the only things left are the Final stage unit, and a possibly defective climate control board.
[quote=ayyado,Oct 24 2004, 11:48 PM]
check it out the guy is selling it for $80
Note - What is being quoted as selling on ebay is the trip computer which has nothing to do with heating/ac and NOT the climate control unit..
Most climate control units usually end up being sold in auction from $150 and up.
__________________ 1996 E36 M44 318i 5sp LSD
PM me if you are looking at the digital climate control. I have one sitting around, let me know if your interested, and in the mean time, ill test it on my cousins car.
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