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Old 07-12-2006, 03:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool Not throwing A Lot of Air

Hey I was hoping you guys out there could help me out. I have refilled my AC and all, it comes out cold, but no matter weather its hot or cold air, it just doesnt seem to throw out a lot of air. I have a mini cooper s, and when I turn on the air it throws a shit load of it out, where my BMW seems very weak.

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Old 07-12-2006, 04:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The blower motor may be on it's way out. Mine started actiing like that a couple years ago and one day it just finally quit blowing all together.

I did the work myself to replace the motor, but it ended up being a huge nightmare. That is the biggest PITA repair I have ever done on any vehicle. If it ever went out again, I'd probably have someone else do it.
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check your cabin air filter... maybe its very old and dirty...
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check your cabin air filter... maybe its very old and dirty...
+1 i would just go ahead and find somewhere thatll give you a discount for a tune up kit and just replace all the filters and shit in your car while you at it...
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cabin filter, i replaced it on my car, and had the ac recharged...blows ice cold even in my 100+ degree texas heat
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I have refilled my AC and all. . .
I took this statement as he did all the normal maintinance on the A/C system (which would include replacing the filter).
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Old 07-13-2006, 08:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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delmarco, had a nice write up on replaceing the cabin filter, i myself have never tried it, but it didn't seem to hard...

ill take a look for the link..
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yeah, let me know if you find that link too. Cruzin im in NY right now, u going to that thing tonight?
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Someone else told me to replace the filter. Its as if something is clogged and wont let all the air in. If you find that link hook me up.
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