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My heater blower on my 1998 1.8se avant audi has stoped working.

It works, then doesnt! It has the full digital climate control,which is all working but no fan.Which is a pain on wet days, the windscreen wont clear! Is it a hard job? Also Audi want over £237+vat but i understand you can get a cheap replacement for £50 including vat! Please i need help!

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This is a pretty common problem on older Audi with solar roof.
If your Audi has a solar capable sunroof (the one that allows to ventilate the turned off car) by applying the solar energy from the roof and useing it to run the blower fan while you car is parked under the sun.
So if you have the Audi with this feature then you need to replace a relay Audi part number 4B0959589. It also has 3 big white numbers on it "385". It costs about $70-$80 retail in the US Audi dealerships, UK may have different prising. This relay is under the dash on the drivers side (there is a whole bunch of relays there, so look for one that says 385.

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Buy a fan resistor this usually does the trick but you must locate it it is usually under dash on passenger side look for the plug going into it

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