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MG MGF Technical - Heater blower control

Hi

My heater fan control has stopped working in both the 1 & 2 positions, is it just a variable resistor? is it a known problem?
Thanks for any advice
Wayne
Wayne D

This is perhaps the most common failure on the F. There is a resistor pack (3 resistance wires mounted on a block), and you switch more resistance in with the lower switch positions. The pack costs about 25 and is a fairly easy replacement, unless you have air con.

Go to this site http://www.apttony.co.uk/ and on the left menu you will find "Heater Fan Resistor Pack". This gives instructions on how to change it.
Mike Howlett

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Rover-200-400-25-45-MG-ZR-ZS-MGF-Heater-fan-resistor_W0QQitemZ120183967985QQihZ002QQcategoryZ10414QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

I used this guy, can't recommend him highly enough, nice chunky resistors that will no doubt outlast the car.
Graham Martin

dont worry mate this is a common problem on all rover cars,before you buy check around,ive bought off ebayfor 10 pounds when you send your old resister away.i would reccomend this as doing i yourself is a pain unless you know what you are doing.
ianarmstrong

Guys,
Rothbury and Durham on the same thread, is this for real? I thought I had the only MGF in the north of England? Fancy a meet with the other local F's?
H.T. Garnick

just tapping into your thread put the heater on yesterday morning and on setting 2 i had a small whiff of burning smell then it went away?

any thoughts on this... and i hope the above gets your car done...

thank you silver mgf darren jeffery
darren jeffery

This thread was discussed between 15/11/2007 and 27/11/2007

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