1990 BMW 525i Interior Coolong Fan

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  • 1990 BMW 525I

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1990 BMW 525i 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 103000 miles

My Father has a 1990 525i. This model is equipped with an interior fan to keep to interior from getting to hot. When it is parked for a number of weeks in the summer heat the interior cooliing fan comes on and runs the battery down. Is there anyway to disable this feature?

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 AT 12:02 PM

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Tiny
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I forwarded your post to our BMW tech, he should be with you shortly. Sorry for the wait

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 AT 8:23 PM
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There may be a bulletin for an upgrade for this condition. I request the last 7 characters of the VIN to check this as a possibility.

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Monday, February 15th, 2010 AT 1:30 AM
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Sorry for the delay. (Old parents you know). The last 7 digits of the VIN BE26577. Thanks John

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Friday, April 23rd, 2010 AT 11:47 AM
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No bulletins, but you can't leave BMW cars sitting for several weeks and expect to come back to the car and have the battery charged enough to start the car.

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Saturday, April 24th, 2010 AT 12:13 PM
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Can he use a solar charger via the cigarette lighter? They have no lack of sunshine down there
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John

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Saturday, April 24th, 2010 AT 2:22 PM
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Can he use a solar charger via the cigarette lighter? They have no lack of sunshine down there
Thanks,
John

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Saturday, April 24th, 2010 AT 2:23 PM
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If the lighter works with the key out, yes, that will do fine.

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Sunday, April 25th, 2010 AT 7:39 PM

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