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I have a 525td the engine takes ages to get hot i thin k the auxillary heater under the n/s/f/ wheel arch is not working how can i test it

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  • bikersteve Dec 07, 2008

    thanks but when the burner use to work it has a exhust under the passenger footwell that normally smokes when it starts its like a night heater in a lorry ticking away,then in no time at all the engine is a running temp,i have been giving a quote from bmw £700 yeah thats a bit much,

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Go for a thermostat. chances are that the thermostat spring is gone weak and allowing fluid through to the radiator thus taking longer to heat.

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