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Old 05-18-2012, 04:39 PM   #1
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Looking to buy a block heater for my Q5, anyone knows where to buy ? also an air deflector for hood.
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Old 05-18-2012, 06:58 PM   #2
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Use an electric oil pan heater pad instead. Easier to install, cheaper and more effective.
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Use an electric oil pan heater pad instead. Easier to install, cheaper and more effective.
+1 on that. Mine works great. Just be sure to use heat resistant silicone to seal the edges when you do the install. Keeps dirt from getting in.
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Where did you get the pan heater? This will be my first winter with my Q5 and i want to be ready. Bring that cold and snow.
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Dealer installed mine before pick-up. Its a standard feature for Manitoba winters. But try Canadian Tire. Ask for Temro heaters.
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Dealer installed mine too - been through one winter already - works well.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:59 PM   #7
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Looking to buy a block heater for my Q5, anyone knows where to buy ? also an air deflector for hood.
Excuse me what's that block heater?
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+1 On amk's response below
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Excuse me what's that block heater?
If you don't know what it is, you live somewhere warm.




It's a heating element which is installed in the water jacket of the engine. "Block" refers to the engine block.
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If you don't know what it is, you live somewhere warm.

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