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I have a 98 Volkswagen Beetle. The heat and AC quit blowing. Replaces motor blower...still no heat or AC. I had a mechanic hook it to a diagnostic machine and it showed that the control switches were bad. Replaced switches...still no heat or AC. Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: How to access ac blower and fan switch, 1999 Volkswagen Beetle?

How do I replace / repair the Blower motor on a 1999 VW Beetle?

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