Heater Fan not working (Solved)

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Heater Fan not working (Solved)

Postby Schultz » Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:30 pm

I was having problems with my fan heater not working so finally decided to pull the switch out and have a look at it. I did test to see how far the electricity was going and that way worked out the problem was in the switch. Connected a wire from battery to fan motor and it worked. Well, the problem was that the contacts were all covered in crap. I gave it a clean and light sand with fine sandpaper, reassembled it and it works again. I have included a few pictures if anyone was interested.

It was a pain in the backside to get out.

First I had to remove the knobs.

The face comes of easy as it just clips on.

Then I had to unscrew the whole assembly (4 screws) so I could get the switch out. I also threw a bit of grease at it so now the knobs slide nicely across again. Hopefully someone else has been wondering how to solve this particular problem.
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Postby Alspos » Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Mine's doing the same thing...I think the days of just spraying WD40 in are done ..... just another job on the list. Nice write up :beer

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