In the morning I'm driving with little stoppage from traffic and it heats up quicker. I see on my commute in the winter 70C achieved getting to my long downhill, and after the descent this morning 55C. I have a California Beach which came as std with the coolant heater but I needed to retrofit the air heater. I presume that it needs the security access code first? Connect return pipe M using spring hose clamp G to changeover valve L. Retrofit kit number 64 50 2 354 977 Auxiliary heater retrofit kit for cars with N55 engine 64 50 2 354 978 Auxiliary heater retrofit kit for cars with N63N engine 64 50 2 354 979 Auxiliary heater retrofit kit for cars with N47S1 engine 64 50 2 354 980 Auxiliary heater retrofit kit for cars with N57N or N57S1 engine Installation time The installation time is approx.
As engineered as these cars seem to be I can't believe they wouldn't bring the added heating options that Canada has to the states. How do I get it to work in the morning for warming up the car before I have to make the 40 mile trip to work it seems to get hot at about half distance? That explains it for me. I cant find it anywhere on this forum or on the web. The retrofit solution from Audi Genuine Accessories enables you to control both the heating function and the fresh-air supply by timer and a separate remote control. I usually have the temperature control set to 21C and on a cold morning, within a mile or so there will be warm air flowing into the cabin. It's closer to the fuel tank.
I would try that first. I thought to myself, What about that heater thingy that makes all that smoke after I turn the ignition off. Do not secure Mecanyl fuel line Z to the standard fuel lines. If you have any questions along the way, you can get in touch by telephone during normal office hours on 01245 36 20 20, or complete an. Route return pipe M to the wheel arch and secure to the car using plastic nut I. Mounted the heater today and hooked it into the cooling system and powered the pump and bled it through. My car is a 745i.
!!! Stuart Its a brilliant system but your making it sound more complex to operate than it is. Remote controls also available for these. I have dual zone climate, in this cold weather I haven't noticed any difference, no matter how I use it. Is it possible that just getting that remote and coding the car for remote start that might work?? Although seeing as you have run a part number check and it's not listed for the E65 that's almost definitely the problem. The more observant people have probably noticed it is not plumb at all as pictured.
With heated seats again my main worry is about having somebody to take all the fabric off the seat to insert the heated panel. Ensure that no cables are running along the exhaust system. Again sorry to pull the trigger on this post before i had it completed and installed and truly thought it would be easier that it proved to be. It was only 25 deg F this morning so not as cold as it had been, but when i started the car i noticed the coolant temp was alredy 44 deg C or 110 F. Thank for all the info guys. There have been a number of cost cutting measures, but the aux heater survives so I would think that it should be worth advertising. How are you trying to perform the basic settings? Connect branch 1 using spring hose clamp G to changeover valve L and branch 2 using spring hose clamp O to coolant hose F.
Do you think my car is already equipped with the full webasto system and I just need to code it? Old man winter is starting to show his frigid face again and being a rather warm blooded creature I have started another project that hopefully will give me some relief. On a related note, I found out that the mirror heaters wont turn on unless it is cold enough stephen On my Mk6 if I turn the heat all the way to its maximum position and then place the fan setting on 2 or higher the electric element will operate. Please keep us informed early adopters. The diesel engines run cooler than the petrol variants and the webasto is fitted to heat the coolant quickly. If you need an additional air heater e. It only is really noticeable in single digit temps. Cheers Sent from BimmerApp mobile app Hi there! I had to relocate the water pump and hoses some as well as the muffler, but it finally looks doable.
This one blows hot air into the cabin, usually in the California variants via a grill on the B pilar. My morning commute consists of a long downhill stretch and I routinely see my engine temps plummet to the bottom of the scale, and thus the heater output too. Also fuel heater operation is blocked during drive, it does not produce extra heat during the time car is in active drive mode. Once I pulled the bumper and looked there was really no place on the right large enough for a heater to sit, but however on the left there was sufficient room. The auxiliary heater heats up the vehicle interior and clears ice from the windows without starting the engine. I wonder if that electrical connection with 7 blank spots contain wires that might be useful to me, maybe even the ones intended for the heater? Screw exhaust system C using plastic nuts I onto the thread stud bolts. If i set the timer 1 or 2 is the heating starting or the independent ventilation? An update: My new remote arrived today but I'm having trouble pairing it to the car.
You know the rest of that story. I really hope you guys can may be help me to make all works properly? You will need to add a changeover valve and change some of the coolant pipes to fully convert it, but your half way there! The coolant in the micro-circuit is moved by the V488 Heater Support Pump. I'm with you Stu - I can't say that replicating a factory install would be cheaper but all the parts are available, again, it may not be easy but some of the trim could surely be used and if you weren't replicating the factory install why not at least replicate the idea, i. But i have some troubles coding it. Seems logical that the heater needs to communicatie with the climate control. However with my remote I would lose the heating function, that's why I didn't go any further. Connect coolant supply hose Q using hose clamp R to water valve 4 and connect to dual pipe N.
But let's say, i wanted set up for 6:45. Any ideas or a better guide on pairing the Aux remote to the car Stuart? The electrical auxiliary air heater directly heats the air which enters the vehicle interior. The circulation of the coolant in the large circuit is prevented by the modulating piston of the switchable coolant pump being pushed over the pump impeller. It looks identical but the part number lists it works in the E60, E63, E70, E71, E90. If its an issue with just your hands then how about a heated steering wheel? Were all parts included with the heater? It just means the climate control system has to be calling for at least 90% of maximum heat. Recommendation: After 30 minutes of auxiliary heater use, at least 30 minutes of driving time.
It is installed downstream of the heat exchanger and provides additional heating of the vehicle interior after cold-starting the egine. Here are some pics of the pipes that need to be fitted to install the heater. I think up to 2016 wbus wire is in the connector block after that you have to plug the wbus wire from the kit directly in to the heater Thanks! I do want the heat, no doubt, but the benefit of engine heating is also a big factor for me. Also because you dont have the changeover valve the warm up time will be longer. The listing i got it from did say E65 though so if I can't get it working I guess I'll return it. It looks identical but the part number lists it works in the E60, E63, E70, E71, E90.