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8P 1.9 Tdi Sport fan fault?

chris c Apr 11, 2013

  1. chris c

    chris c New Member

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    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?

    Thanks
    Chris
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2013
  2. PH1L

    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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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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    chris c New Member

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    Thanks

    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?
     
  4. PH1L

    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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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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    chris c New Member

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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?
     
  6. PH1L

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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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