Incredible $1.29 climate control fix - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2012, 02:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
cjscopp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA
Car: 2002 525i and 1995 325i
Posts: 110
Photos:
cjscopp is on a distinguished road
Incredible $1.29 climate control fix

My daughters 1996 328is with auto climate control recently started cutting on and off. Control display goes dark and the fan stops blowing but I could hear the compressor still running. Took a quick look through Google and found a very thorough fix on "Richard's Web Site" going through a very simple replacement of a bad capacitor on the printed circuit board in the control head. Dropped by the electronic store last night and picked up the replacement capacitor and in about 25 minutes, voila' fixed. I searched through this site but could not find the info here. Thought if anyone else was having the same problem they would appreciate this information.
cjscopp is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-10-2012, 06:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
42, The meaning of life
 
brettski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Car: 2000 740iL Individual
Posts: 2,405
Photos:
brettski is just really nicebrettski is just really nicebrettski is just really nicebrettski is just really nicebrettski is just really nice
Nice write up on that site
Richard's Web Site
__________________

Riding in style
brettski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 12:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Car: 1997 328i BMW
Posts: 3
Photos:
i love my beamer is on a distinguished road
nice im having the same problem mine freezes up and sometimes when i start the car it freezes immediately and makes a TERRIBLE crunch noise like its kicking on the compressor at the wrong time.. every time it froze it would drag the car a bit and sound like a scraping bumper. i had resaldered some points and it helped with that but its still darkening and freezing up on me... THANKS MAN ill give his website a look
i love my beamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Climate Control defroster / dual climate question BlueKnight 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 0 06-14-2009 09:59 AM
climate control stracer 3-Series (E36) 8 07-11-2006 02:07 PM
Climate Control BeachBunny 3-Series (E36) 4 03-29-2005 01:20 AM
Climate Control Eraj 3-Series (E36) 4 06-24-2004 04:34 PM
Climate Control BeemerMan 3-Series (E36) 11 10-08-2003 12:32 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:34 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.