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#1 (permalink) Old 01-06-2004, 12:06 AM
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I was just wondering how many of guys have the door lock de-icer heater on your cars. It was described as if it's cold outside, you pull the door handle up once and it activates a heat mechanism to unfreeze the inner locking parts.. who's got it??



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havent heard about that...

Cant say if I have it or not.

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yeah pull up and hold for like 3 seconds.

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What models/years have it? I havent heard of that on my 98 318TI.
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It never gets cold enough in south Texas to even try it. We get 32 degree days for a week and thats it. I'll remember to check during my week long window.
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I believe it's an option. I know my car has it, but mine doesn't have the tilt steering column nor a$$ heaters.



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i have the rump roasters but no tilt wheel

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tilt wheel was extremely rare on the e36.

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hummm.. how to try this ?just pull up before unlockin the door and wait for a couple of seconds and then try unlock ??
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ive got all three of those options.

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