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  1. Another fix for electric radiator fan not working

    General E46 Forum
    My car started to overheat yesterday while in traffic, this is after a whole cooling system update about 10k miles ago, new fluid, water pump, radiator, therm etc. So I was pretty positive it was not related to anything that was replaced, but I checked everything and water pump was working, and...
  2. E46 Coupe WTB Electric Cooling Fan for clutch fan type delete.

    Engine & Performance
    WTB Electric Cooling Fan for clutch fan type delete. I'm located in Pasadena, CA. Looking to do away with the PITA fan clutch removal everytime I want to work on the car! Anyone can point me in the direction of a working used electric fan I'd be eternally grateful. :bow...
  3. E46 M3 Won't Start

    ///M3 Forum
    So I just finished working on my VANOS and installing an electric Mishimoto fan in my M3. I disconnected the negative terminal of my battery while doing the work but now that its plugged back in all I see is a red airbag light on my dash and nothing else will light up or turn on ; the car wont...
  4. Cool Xpert electric fan

    General E46 Forum
    When looking for a fan for the mechanical to electric fan conversion, I wasn't able to find anything about the Cool Xpert fan. So I decided to take some picture and post them here. The fan is made by Cool Xpert, and is a replacement for BMW part # 17117561757. Unfortunately, I still don't have...
  5. For Sale: Electric SPAL Fan (30102049)

    Engine & Performance
    Selling a Brand New Electric SPAL Fan, new in box. The item sku is: 30102049 It's 16" and the blades are curved for more silent operation. Bought it from Bimmerworld about a year ago. I'm asking for $100 PM me for offers, thanks_a_
  6. Electric fans vs Clutch fan

    General E46 Forum
    Hello friends. I want to know your opinion on the pros and cons of going electric fan and removing clutch fan. My clutch fan has 2 fins missing (last owner cut them off for some unknown reason) which is causing my clutch fan to be extremely loud. I'm either going to replace the clutch fan or...
  7. Infamous Aux Fan issue. need help plz..... SOLVED!!!!

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    So I have done what I think to be all the troubleshooting possible regarding a e46 323i. I replaced the bad fusible link. BAM I have a hot wire now. Fan still didnt work. It only worked when I unplugged the coolant temp sensor. So I unhooked my battery to reset my computer and now it doesnt want...
  8. M54 Electrical Radiator Fan Not Working – Will it work if the air con is not.

    General E46 Forum
    Electrical Radiator Fan Not Working – Will it work if the air con is not. M54 330ci 2001 Manual Hi, I have had suspicions for a while that my electrical fan (6904768) may not have been working but couldn’t tell for sure and when I last left my car idling I turned my back and when I turned...
  9. Electric fan swap question

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone. I had an accident and my front end is destroyed and im ordering parts. I need to replace both my fans (btw my cars a 325i sedan auto) and i wanted to do the electric fan swap. I was just wondering, since the fan uses the aux fans connector, how does the fan run continuously since...
  10. How to Trouble Shoot (test) Radiator Electric Fan

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I'm posting this because I searched every thread I could find on the subject of trying to figure out which component is the problem when your electric fan isn't working and there seemed to be a lack of information or what information was there was not correct. I discovered my electric fan was...
  11. electric fan

    General E46 Forum
    I have a e46, 2000 manual 323i. I need to replace the electric fan that is located between the radiator and the engine. I keep reading differant names for it but I think its called an "electric fan". It also has two connections, one for the power and then one other small one on top. I have...
  12. AC/electric fan

    General E46 Forum
    I just purchased a 2001 325i over a month ago and have some ac/electric fan issues. I looked over the forums for a while but could not find something with my exact problems so I am starting a new thread on this topic. Here is what I know 1-During the hottest day of the summer (near 100F) the...
  13. overheating and cannot find the cause

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2000 323i automatic that is overheating,and I can't find the problem. I replaced the water pump about 5 months ago. A couple of weeks ago I noticed my low coolant light on so I added a bit of water. This became regular; I found the leak was a crack in the expansion tank. Every since...
  14. Cracked Expansion Tank = New cooling system = $1500?

    General E46 Forum
    I know, do a search. I have, and I'm just trying to get some advice on my specific situation. I have a manual 02 330ci with 90,000 miles on it. Yesterday, I replaced my belts and a tensioner pulley without issue; but I might have installed the electric radiator fan incorrectly. It was...
  15. overheating 00' 323i manual HELP!

    General E46 Forum
    I have been through this and other e46 forums and still can't find the help i need to remedy this problem. Time line: sitting in still traffic, w/ AC on, car overheated, expansion tank exploded, had it towed home. replaced expansion tank, did coolant flush, bled system, and still having same...