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Help Please....A/C Trouble

I have an 2001 325ci and I bought it in the winter and I recently used the A/C this month with complications.

I noticed that the driver's side was blowing cool air (not cold) and the passenger side was blowing air. Is this caused by the compressor or do I need to recharge the A/C?

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Are there separate temp controls for each side of the car? It could be that the passenger side has a dial set on a warm setting. If it's making cold air, it shouldn't need a recharge.

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but he/she said it is blowing "cool air" not cold air... Have you checked your cabin filters? when they clog up it restricts airflow if new filter dont solve it, I would have a BMW indy that can do A/C diagnosis it(check the pressures and what not)

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Thanks for the response.....
I do not have separate temp controls...panel is all push button digital, no dials or knobs..

Excuse my naivity, but for this model do I have to set the temp controls on separate screens for driver and passenger side?

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That makes sense..I haven't check the cabin air filters since October.

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if you had dual climite control you would have 2 tempature settings on 1 screen(there would be 2 buttons with hot and cold below it)

Check them the clog once in awhile....

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