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Hi. Found my windows were constantly steamed up and taking ages to clear, so changed my pollen filter and the difference is great.  Just a thought if anyone was having the same problem, worth a try. Jim

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Where did you get the new pollen filter and which brand please?  

We've been fighting with this on the Mrs 325i for a while and changing the pollen filter helped but not for long. 

Kirkynut 

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Hi. ECP, cost about a tenner, order on their web site and they will deliver to your door if you don't have a branch locally.

Make sure no water is getting to the filter, mine was wet so presume that is the reason.  Jim

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Put your AC on? It'll clear the moisture in the car..

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58 minutes ago, momo said:

Put your AC on? It'll clear the moisture in the car..

Hi. I use AC all the time, new pollen filter AC working better, clear windows.  Jim

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7 hours ago, 330CDT said:

Stupid question I know, but is the pollen filter hard to access / fit? 

Not at all..lift the bonnet and it's just two little spring screw clip things (push down and twist) located at the back of the engine on the scuttle panel :) 

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I've replaced it with 2 from Eurocarparts and only the Bosch one fitted last time made a real difference. No leaks anywhere and door seals seem fine and with the Bosch one making a difference for some time I'm happy it's that.

I might try a genuine one. 

Kirkynut 

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12 hours ago, jcjdavis1 said:

Hi. I use AC all the time, new pollen filter AC working better, clear windows.  Jim

Have you had the AC regassed and cleaned? Even with loads of moisture it should clear the windows in max 90sec..

Mine steams up badly if i'm in and out of the car when it's raining a lot so obviously introducing lots of moisture to the climate system.. Clears up nicely when AC is on.

Generally though i'm always cold so got it set to 32C most of the time.. That usually burns off any residual moisture left in the system.. :P My car usually smells like a tumble dryer after a long journey! lol

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32C :o Are you some sort of lizard?

I can't have mine above 24 even on the coldest days and then only for a few minutes before it starts melting me

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1 hour ago, momo said:

What can I say? I like it warm.. B)

What have you got the heater control in the centre vent set to though?

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You guys are too cold. I have mine on 16.5. That's just right.

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25 when the roof is down or 21.5 for normal use. But heated seats a lot of the time:)

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16 most of the time 18 in the winter. With shorts on [emoji1]

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The manual even suggests a temperature for our comfort? Lol

 

Since this thread I've had a Bosch Carbon pollen filter and it seems to be working well. Noticeably less fog/steaming up on the windscreen. 

 

My rear window still steams up though... hmmm.

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12 minutes ago, PeeBee said:

After reading this link I decided to have a look at my filter. Changed it today. Definitely needed it. 3344acadeaa0890effc75d30d04e99be.jpg

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Looks like you are replacing a carbon filter with a standard one?

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Just fit a new one every year, I just use standard never noticed any diffract from a carbon or standard

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