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Old 02-29-2012, 10:11 PM   #41
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up...is anybody with working heat/ac going to be in greenville next week? I'd like to hook up and see what your IHKA is reading vs mine.

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Old 03-01-2012, 05:39 PM   #42
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I searched all over for solution for this "No heat problem"
Many people start the thread and doesn't update the final fix.

I have the same symptoms as you. I bought the car with the heat not working and I thought its just the thermostat (No overheat, No coolant leak, ET has no crack, fan blows good)
I replaced the thermostat and flushed everything with oem blue coolant but I'm still getting no heat.
I just bought new heater valve to see if that will work (which i doubt). I'll updated after I install them tomorrow

Btw, Dmax where in jersey are you located? I think I bleed the system correctly but it doesn't hurt to get local advise to do so (This is my first Bimmer, I've been on Subaru and honda game all my life)
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Old 04-20-2012, 08:26 AM   #43
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so if I don't need to top off after this cycle, its probably not a bubble? also, does anybody have any ideas on testing the heater solenoid? it sounds like that could be my issue now, we feel it click but don't know if its stuck
Any update on this? Also OP, when your heat wasn't working were you getting an intermittent coolant light? I have the same issue and an intermittent coolant light.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:39 PM   #44
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It got hot again here in SC haha. I replaced the heater solenoid and that gave me some heat in half of the cabin sometimes. I'm not having the coolant light, however.

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:58 PM   #45
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I now have the same issue in the wife's car, can you please share the fix to this problem? again, don't think it's FSR, already replaced water pump and t-stat, any other ideas?
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