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Odd heater problem

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by steady jay, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. steady jay

    steady jay Member

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    It's only started recently that the heaters are dead but give the dash a good smack and it all fired up now its happening more frequently. any ideas?

    cheers jay
     
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  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    faulty blower motor
     
  4. steady jay

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    That's what I was thinking but me hitting the middle of the dash is no where near the blower. Are there any common electrical faults with our heaters?
     
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    i suspect the bashing is just jolting the motor enough to get it spinning.
     
  6. steady jay

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    Only bashed it out of anger the 1st time and realised it kick started. It's not ideal but it'll do for now until I pop to the scrappy.

    cheers mate
     
  7. AdamL

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    I had loose connections on a ribbon in the control unit itself when I got mine, it's been fine since I renewed the connections bit of a fiddley job to get right again though
     

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