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#363362 - 5th Nov 2009 11:26am Dodgy MG Electrics!
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Hey guys, pissed off with the MG now.

Is anyone, or does anyone know of an Auto Electrician with Diagnostics kit etc?

My Blowers, Rear Wiper, Mirrors and Air Con keep blowing the 15A fuse every time I use any one of them. Ive had the blower motor out, checking bearings and connections, all of the systems resistors etc and so far found nothing somad


Its getting annoying, specially as its getting colder so foggy windows, and I kinda need it for tonight (for the CW Bonfire meet) but definately for tomorrow evening (Going to Manchester for a gig)

Id do it myself, but Ive lost patience, and dont have the kit.


Cheers happy
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#363365 - 5th Nov 2009 11:33am Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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exploding penguines dads an auto spark with the machine, get in touch bud!
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#363376 - 5th Nov 2009 11:57am Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: Sanchez]
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Cheers mate.

Ill have to postpone any "work" that needs doing to it, have no cash frown


Seriously wish I had the Alfa back at the minute...
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#363400 - 5th Nov 2009 1:00pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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Does it work straight after putting a new fuse in? or does it blow after a few seconds?
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#363410 - 5th Nov 2009 1:26pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: BMW Joe]
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Hard to say, it done both.

10A blew soon as I turned the ignition...

One 15A blew after about 10 minutes of blower use
Second 15A blew after one use of rear wiper to clear the screen.


Left the bitch at an Auto Electrician now, see what he says happy
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#363415 - 5th Nov 2009 1:37pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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Probably water from the heavy rain we've been having?
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#363422 - 5th Nov 2009 1:49pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: DavidB]
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had a few rovers were the seal is fooked round the front windscreen and when it rains water gets into the Heater Matrixes. fooking that up.

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#363467 - 5th Nov 2009 3:36pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: ]
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Well hes had a look at it.....and cant find the problem !!
Will need to spend a few days at least apparently.

Going to Bypass the blowers so I can use them, and then if I want to go ahead with it, hell fix it at a later date.


£58 though?


For Sale - 1 MG ZS, with slightly suspect Electrics. Enquire by PM somad
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#363478 - 5th Nov 2009 4:06pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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Originally Posted By: MGCraig
For Sale - 1 MG ZS, with slightly suspect Electrics.


What next, a Fiat? think
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#363493 - 5th Nov 2009 4:54pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: StuyMac]
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A Perodua Nippa? think

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#363497 - 5th Nov 2009 5:03pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MissGuided]
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Unplug the wing mirrors, my MG caught fire on the mirror, I think it had shorted.
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#363512 - 5th Nov 2009 5:38pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: DavidB]
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Mirrors, rear wiper and aircon have been unplugged.

Blowers routed to the Alternator!

He says hes narrowed it down to the engine bay, most likely the Air con. Will take about 2 days he reckons.

So Ill hand it in on Tuesday to Drayton... claim its still under warranty and let them sort it.
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#363529 - 5th Nov 2009 6:38pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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Yep, not your problem mate, thats the only beauty of buying from a dealer, the warranty!

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#363553 - 5th Nov 2009 7:54pm Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MattLFC]
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Only thing I have to cling onto atm dude frown
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#363816 - 7th Nov 2009 1:00am Re: Dodgy MG Electrics! [Re: MGCraig]
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Annnnndddd another problem.....


Front passenger electric window now doesnt work, and neither dooes the Fecking Lock !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


somad somad somad
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