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WH Statesman Heater and Air Conditioning Fans Not Working

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Brysha89, Jan 4, 2019.

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    Hello again JC Member's & Guest's as My Thread Head says my Fans for heating and cooling the inside of my car are not working i have changed the fuse to the whole heating control and still nothing. What am i Looking At Price wise as it's going to be beyond my capability's?
     
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    There is only one fan and I bought one recently from Holden and it was about $300 if my memory serves me correctly. First you should remove the fan assembly and check it to see if it is in fact stuffed. Sometimes a good clean can get them going again. Mine was still working but a little rusty in places and the bearings weren't too good either. When you pull the fan out connect it to 12 volts and see if it works, if it does you might have a wiring problem. Also check the blower relay first.
     
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    Do the fans not work on any speed setting, or do they only work on the highest speed setting. The highest speed setting works directly off the fan relay. The other speeds work off a fan amplifier which gives the variable speeds. The fan amplifier can be repaired/replaced quite cheaply, and removal/installation is also very easy.
     
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    it dose not operate at all, light's come on settings can be set i.e. air con, heater outside temp but no fans to push the air out of the vent's.
     
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    accentstencil i would not have a clue where to find that i'm no mechanic and no auto elec but refuse to go to one as i have been ripped off 5 times in my area so i do my own repairs and services now, and i have never touched wiring on a car be for besides changing a battery terminal, hence the reason for asking how much to get it done by one so i can tell what ever crap mechanic in my area how much it should cost so they don't rip me off. but if its an easy job could you point me to how i get to the fan?
     
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    I also brought Rear Shocks for my statesman at Auto Barn Yesterday when asking for them i was asked by the person who served me if it had self leveling shocks im prity sure sires 1 Gen 3's had the standard and sires 2 WH's like you're one accentstencil had the self leveling shocks yer?
     
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    Mine didn't come with Level Ride, I installed it myself.
    If you have it you will hear the compressor cut in soon after starting the car (unless it isn't working) it's pretty loud so you would hear it.
    There would also be a relay in the fuse panel in the engine bay, I have marked it in red in the picture.

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    The compressor would be up above the driveshaft on the passenger side.
     
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    Believe it or not, removing the blower is quite easy. You remove the plastic cover below the glovebox in the foot well, I think it just clips into place.
    Then I think it's just a matter of undoing 3 screws that hold the blower assembly in place, undo the electrical connector and maneuver it out.
    Theoretically it should not cost a lot because it doesn't take long but you never know.
     
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    Tyvm accentstencil for the info ill have a look today at the fuses in the engine bay see if that fuse is there and and see if i can pull the blower out to test if its that hopefully it is and not a wiring problem
     
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    do u mean the climate fan control fans r not working in the cabin ie when u turn the fan on if the car r u or r u not getting any air blowing through the vents? if not i can tell u how to fix this!
     
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    yer thats what i mean accentstencil the climate fan control fans are not working in the cabin ie when i turn the fan on
     
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    how did u go brysha or r u like me & hav 2 wait till pay day 2 do everything !anyway ill reiterate 1 more time. anyhow out with the glove box all the screws around the 4 sides of the glove box =out with them the vent on the side of the dash has 2 come out 2 it has x3 screws from here u will see the fan resistir unplug it or better still check it 1st with a MM then un screw the part x 2 screws & if i was u it would b of to the wreakers ! P.S. the fan will still work but only on xtra high & not on anl of the low settings. best of luck Brysha89...
     
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    Oh yeah, I forgot that the glove box needs to come out, sorry about that. A lot more stuffing around.
     
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    thanks and yer i do have to wait for funds just dosent come out of my pay comes from my profits of servicing my freinds and familys cars
     

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