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    8P 1.9 Tdi Sport fan fault?

    Hello guys

    My 2004 A3 1.9 Tdi Sport has developed a fault

    The smaller radiator fan wont turn off, even with the key removed from the car and sat for a hour or so after driving?, ive removed a fuse ( number 8) but the fan keeps going?

    What can i do?

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    capacitor in the fanblade goes its a common fault you can change the fans or there might be a repair kit on ebay


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    Do you know if its safe to just unplug the fan at the connector until i can afford the replacement, providing i keep a eye on the temperature guage?

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    in my case when one went on my old old 1.6 i actually had no battery issues leaving it going but then it wasnt spinning all that fast you could always unplug it overnight but i wouldn't recommend running without it personally i wouldnt do it


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    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    Ok, ive ordered a new fan pack set from Audi with some discount! that should arrive tomorrow.

    I will be replacing this myself, is it best to drop the old fan pack out and remove the airbox and try lift it out?

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    i stripped the front end off if im being honest its not the best for access someone else may say different but as i didnt attempt it this way i cant comment


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

 

 

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