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Angelis
29-01-2006, 11:34 PM
My heater/aircon system has stopped working most of the time.

When I start it up in the morning, everything is fine but then the fan stops. I recall getting an E7 warning a few months ago.

Is there an easy fix or specialist time?

sletti
29-01-2006, 11:43 PM
Info raid...... :wink3:

http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19629&highlight=climate+control

I'm gonna try this to clear the problems I am having with my AC display panel.

Angelis
29-01-2006, 11:49 PM
Info raid...... :wink3:

http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19629&highlight=climate+control

I'm gonna try this to clear the problems I am having with my AC display panel.


"E7" is the code for the fan speed control unit - unless there is a poor connection to the unit it will have to be replaced.

Malcolm

http://ferrarichat.com/forum/showpost.php?p=134280757&postcount=3

Although i don't get that warning message now. Yet the fan still does'nt work.

Ferraritech
30-01-2006, 12:13 PM
Sy,

It does sound like the fan speed control unit, but before panicking I would have the system checked with the Ferrari tester, as it will be-able to diagnose the system and may well find another component at fault.

madjules
30-01-2006, 06:14 PM
Sy

I have had loads of similar problems with the heater / air con controls on my 348 so you’re not on your own.::wall:

Basically I have put down the majority of problems to a combination of lack of use and the damp UK climate. One thing I have tried which seems to help if you don’t use the car that often is to go through a kind of ‘pre flight check’ before you put the car away. This basically involves quickly using all the functions of the system in turn, checking all the heater vents work and using all the fan speeds on both heat and air-con.

It will take a couple of minutes and I know it sounds a bit anal, but it will really help to keep everything working and prevent all the small motors and flaps from seizing up.

Good luck

Julian

Angelis
30-01-2006, 08:20 PM
It does sound like the fan speed control unit, but before panicking I would have the system checked with the Ferrari tester, as it will be-able to diagnose the system and may well find another component at fault.

Thanks Malcolm. I'll have it checked out in the enxt couple of weeks.



Sy

I have had loads of similar problems with the heater / air con controls on my 348 so you’re not on your own.::wall:

Basically I have put down the majority of problems to a combination of lack of use and the damp UK climate. One thing I have tried which seems to help if you don’t use the car that often is to go through a kind of ‘pre flight check’ before you put the car away. This basically involves quickly using all the functions of the system in turn, checking all the heater vents work and using all the fan speeds on both heat and air-con.

It will take a couple of minutes and I know it sounds a bit anal, but it will really help to keep everything working and prevent all the small motors and flaps from seizing up.

Good luck

Julian

I drive mine a lot. Minimum of once a week, although even that could be too little I guess. :cry:

MalcH
30-01-2006, 08:27 PM
Thanks Malcolm. I'll have it checked out in the enxt couple of weeks.




I drive mine a lot. Minimum of once a week, although even that could be too little I guess. :cry:

Think that sounds OK. I certainly dont use mine much through the winter, but do start it at least once a month. I operate all the windows (they are slow) the boot bonnet release the air con etc.
I admit my aircon has always been either hot or cold no in-between but it has worked OK.

Point is I don't think using it only once a week is going to cause a problem.

Dale
30-01-2006, 09:23 PM
the uk 348 heater system was designed by dale and not to be used in the cold so you must of over worked the fan :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

:D cheers steve:D sy have you checked the wiring under the front carpet you'll see a 30amp fuse and usually crap burt wires,if you want a good one buy mine:D,do i get free membership now or have i got to come and fix the thing for ya:D

Gimme Fuel
30-01-2006, 09:31 PM
Sy.

I had the same problem, but I was very lucky and managed to fix it myself - in MY case it was the circout(?) witch I just took out and rubbed it, reinstalled it - and whoooolaa :):)
I dont know, this was just wild shot in the dark......it COULD work for you too!
In the last pic you'll see where MY problem was, just nip out the 30AMP and rubb it a bit. :):thumbsup:

Angelis
12-02-2006, 12:52 AM
Thanks guys.

I'll check it tomorrow.

I found out today that if i hit a bump, it starts working again and then stops, so it's definetly something loose.

MalcH
12-02-2006, 03:49 PM
Keep driving in bumps then :D:D:D:D

Trouble is on British roads the A/C will be on and off like a brides knickers:wink3:

Angelis
12-02-2006, 07:50 PM
Thanks guys.

I'll check it tomorrow.

I found out today that if i hit a bump, it starts working again and then stops, so it's definetly something loose.

Had a look and can't find those fuses you indicate.

The fan did however start in the morning but as soon as I switched the car off, the fan never worked again for the whole day. definely a connection problem somewhere.

I'll leave this one to the experts.

Along with the non-working passenger window and the flashers not working again. :mad: