Xsara heater fan problem - same as Xantia perhaps?

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Xsara heater fan problem - same as Xantia perhaps?

Post by Kitch » Fri Nov 16, 2007 7:41 pm

Recently picked up a Xsara VTR for not a lot of cash (I'd need a good reason to get one.....that was good enough)
It's not bad, but the heater fan doesn't always work. Had a similar problem in a Xantia cured by rewiring around the ignition switch. Is it a similar affair with a Xsara? Or is something else more commonly found to fail?


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Post by Clogzz » Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:22 pm

Similar affair as the Xantia; the switch and the plug on the fan motor.
If it’s the switch, wriggling or turning to restart will bring it back.
A heavy bunch of keys hanging off the barrel can contribute to the fault.

If it’s the plug, it may be visible because the intermittency can cause blackening of the loose terminal.
The plug terminals will need tightening.
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