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My aircon/heating fan just stopped working, is this a common problem, are the fans prone to failure / are they expensive to fix or replace?

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I have an 01 330ci and a similar thing happened to me... The dealership indicated that they have only ever replaced a handful of actual fans in these cars (and that they're tucked down deep in the dash...) but my issue was what they referred to as the "final stage unit." It was this bulky multi-pronged metal plug that went in behind the glove box. I believe it only cost me about $80-$90 from the dealership last summer. And I think only an hours labor from the mechanic I used.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

  • shhourti Sep 08, 2009

    Sorry, not behind glove box.. but under the steering wheel area....



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