Bug wrote:If the fan is working at full speed it will actually start to clear the screen even before the water starts to warm up.
In fact, on full blast, if you direct the flow to the footwell it very soon gets uncomfortable on your left ankle.
If your issue is the temperature then yes, you need to look at flushing the cooling system and making sure it is working efficiently.
If your issue is the air volume being moved through the system, then; is your fan working at full speed?; are the flaps adjusted to direct the airflow properly?; is the fan inlet blocked with debris, preventing enough air being passed through?
Bug wrote:You need a new motor then by the sound of it.
Try Caprigear first.
Then there's the joy of removing the heater box, splitting it, swapping the motor and putting it all back together.
I used to get that done in a couple of hours, but had loads of practice.
Budget a day and take your time.
Tip for splitting the box; heat the plastic lugs with a hairdryer to make them less prone to snapping
Mc Tool wrote::xd: If I were you , my next post would be " My Capri does not make 400bhp ( at the wheels ).......help ", and then see what happens next time you take it out
Arya2.0S wrote:then i turned it off and then on again and it went back to being stronger again. I'm thinking maybe the bearings in the fan (im assuming theres bearings i dont know for certain how these things work so just a guess) were getting a bit ceased up and somehow they've loosened up?
Andrew 2.8i wrote:Arya2.0S wrote:then i turned it off and then on again and it went back to being stronger again. I'm thinking maybe the bearings in the fan (im assuming theres bearings i dont know for certain how these things work so just a guess) were getting a bit ceased up and somehow they've loosened up?
Might it be worth lubricating the bearings? There was a guide on Nige's workshop page on how to do this without removing the heater motor.
Note: The guide was on a sticky, but I can't seem to find it now.
Paul G wrote:
I've read somewhere that you can get to it with WD40 with a long tube on it
Not_Anumber wrote:If it doesn't prove to be a loose connection Im wondering if it could be worn brushes in the motor. Can you see if there is a part number on the motor as brushes should be available for it ?
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