What's the status on your problem #2? I have the same problem at the moment - less cool when the a/c is on high and relatively ok when the setting is minimum.
2004 BMW 325 xiT Wagon 40miles
1999 BMW 528i
1995 e320GTO Wagon 137K
GTO means Grocery Transport Only
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