Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Hi all, new member here.
The front blowers in my 5008 have stopped working suddenly. The ones for the rear passengers are fine though. I've had a look under the dashboard and checked the resistor that's attached to the fan but can't find any obvious signs. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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That will probably still be the air blower control module.

These can have the main blower motor for the front passengers as standard and optionally an additional blower motor for the rear passengers under one of the front seats for the rear passengers - and where that is fitted, will also have a separate blower control module for the rear blower motor attached to it. That is likely why the front one has failed and the rear one is fine.

Your VIN will help to confirm what is fitted.
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Cheers for the reply, I can't get hold of the VIN till the morning as I'm out. So do I need to be looking under the seats instead of the dash?
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Also forgot to mention the rear passengers also have fans on the door columns with their own controls which are working fine.
I've attached an image of the part I checked and couldn't notice any obvious damage.
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Or you can PM me your registration to save time, as I won't know until I have this and it will save me posting a lot of irrelevant info.
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Hi Andy

Ok, so as I suspected you have the main front blower motor and Blower Motor Control Module and there are rear additional blowers fitted under the front seats for the rear passengers. Each of these also has a Blower Control Motor.
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Front Blower with BMCM shown at (13)Rear Blower units for rear passengers with separate BMCMs
So I suspect that your front blower motor control module is shot and and needs replacing. There is nothing visual you will be able to see to tell if it is defective.

If replacing the BMCM, a word of caution, don't be tempted to buy a cheap brand as they often last only a short time. Stick with a branded unit like Hella / BEHR / Valeo.
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Thankyou, I presume that's the part I removed yesterday. I'll take your advice and get a good unit and thanks again for the advice
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Hi all, I've just changed the resistor in my 5008 and the blower is still not working. I removed the blower itself and it's not stiff so I'm unsure which place to look next.
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Re: Front blowers not working in my 5008 11 plate

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Did I mention that your vehicle still has an outstanding aftersales recall on it?

I'd get it booked in if you haven't already done so, the work will be free of charge. I can't tell you what it relates to - only the dealer can do that - but I wouldn't leave it.

As for your blower - check Fuse F11 in the engine fuse box: F11 is a 40A fuse and may well of blown. This is linked directly to the blower control module which in turn (when a separate unit like yours) is linked to the actual blower motor itself.
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Haven't got round to booking it in yet but I will when I get a chance. I've checked the fuse and it's fine so I'm still lost
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So may be worth getting them to check that out at the same time - unfortunately these systems with front and rear blower motors are not as easy to fathom as they can have multiple supply and protection circuits.

If you can try getting a 12v direct connection to the blower motor itself to test it it works OK, then that at least rules the motor out (but don't leave it like this as you are bypassing the protection). If that works, then you need to work back and that's where it can get a little tricky on these as some have a control unit which has internal relays and fuses - so it might need checking. But assuming the blower control motor is a decent part and not from ECP, then it may be something in the supplies / protection area.
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I've just checked to see if there's a recall on the DVLAs website and it says no outstanding recalls
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That's because it's not a safety recall, it's an aftersales campaign recall.

DVLA don't deal with these and had you been getting the car serviced at a main dealer they would of informed you. As many people take their cars for servicing outside the dealer network or service their own vehicles, the dealers have no idea who the new owners of vehicles are or any way of contacting them.

This could still be important, as other members here have found that some of these recalls have involved complete injection systems / injector replacements as one example...

I'm only telling you as a courtesy as it was flagged up against your VIN.
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Oh ok, I never knew how it worked but I appreciate you telling me. I'll call Peugeot on Monday and see what they say
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NO problem - it won't cost you anything and could be important.