BMW X3 Forum
BMW X3 Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
XBimmers | BMW X3 Forum > BMW X3 Forums | F25 (2011 - Current) > Second Generation BMW X3 General Forum » X3 AC vent blows out black fibers

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-20-2012, 08:26 PM   #1
jakhan2009
Registered
0

 
Drives: BMW X3
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Phoenix


Posts: 2
iTrader: (0)

X3 AC vent blows out black fibers

Hi,
My 2007 BMW X3 has been blowing out black fiber from the AC vent when AC is running. The fibers appear very thin and brittle. I changed my cabin filter and also the hood heat/noise insulation pad but the problem still persists. I took it to the BMW dealership service in Phoenix but they dismissed it saying its not coming from the AC itself. They said it not coming from any part in the car and suggested that to find the source they would have to take apart the dash board etc. at my cost.

I wanted to see if anyone on this forum has had the same problem and if this is a known issue. Any idea how to diagnose this problem.

Thanks

-JAK
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2012, 08:31 PM   #2
lbjgh
Major
Canada
24

 
lbjgh's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 AW X3 M-Sport
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: North of Toronto


Posts: 1,460
iTrader: (0)

I wouldn't worry... It's probably only asbestos.
__________________
2013, AW, xDrive35i, M Sport Package, Technology Package, Dynamic Comfort Package, Premium Package, 3M Clear Bra, Euro foglight switch, a few coded fixes
Appreciate 0
      09-21-2012, 03:08 AM   #3
troggy1969
Second Lieutenant
3

 
Drives: X3 3.0D SE Bluewater
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Omagh uk


Posts: 247
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
If it's a 2007 model you are in the wrong forum, but I would guess it's a problem with the current or previous cabin filter breaking up. If the previous filter show signs of damage it could have left residue in the system.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:03 AM.




xbimmers
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST