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Author Topic: first time  (Read 3226 times)

Offline blue metal

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first time
« on: October 07, 2014, 10:13:31 AM »
It has happened!
Went out to start car this morning
slight smell of diesel
Eureka ! the aux heater fired up
for the first time
no jet noises
just a hot exhaust under side of car
and water warming up engine  ;D ;D

checked heated mirrors they worked too  :)
had not realized the rear screen had to be on as well

outside temp approx 10 degrees

Offline Chrispb

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Re: first time
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2014, 10:54:37 AM »
No jet noise!! should be at full speed after it's been running 30 secs to 1 minute. If you can't hear the jet noise while listening outside the car I would say it's shutting down or in low power mode.
Are you sure auxiliary water pump (run on pump is working)

No connection between booster heater and heated rear screen.

Anywhere between 10deg C and lower, thermo switch is rated at 10 degs C
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
All for a pint of Strongbow.

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Offline blue metal

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Re: first time
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2014, 11:07:22 AM »
not checked that yet
so surprised it worked
never did in the galaxy
will let you know Chris

Tony

Offline blue metal

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Re: first time
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2014, 11:47:23 AM »
Chris
can hear run on pump OK
Took car a short run
was blowing hot air
in approx 2 miles
then could hear jet noise
but fairly quiet
ps I use a hearing aid
so have a lovely quiet motor :(

Tony

Offline gregers

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Re: first time
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2014, 11:01:16 PM »
Chris
can hear run on pump OK
Took car a short run
was blowing hot air
in approx 2 miles
then could hear jet noise
but fairly quiet
ps I use a hearing aid
so have a lovely quiet motor :(

either change your battery's in you aid or turn the volume up,coz they aint that quite. ;D

Tony
vw t5 camper van.
reality is for people with no imagination
rip dad 21/12/10
rip mum 3/5/16
rip bruv 11/5/17
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Offline Chrispb

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Re: first time
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2014, 11:27:41 PM »
Chris
can hear run on pump OK
Took car a short run
was blowing hot air
in approx 2 miles
then could hear jet noise
but fairly quiet
ps I use a hearing aid
so have a lovely quiet motor :(

Tony
All good then :) just remember to turn hearing aid up to get the full benefit LOL
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
All for a pint of Strongbow.

The FordMPV.com Forum - The free forum for questions and answers relating to the Ford Galaxy, S-Max and C-Max

Offline blue metal

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Re: first time
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2014, 08:22:15 AM »
Will do if I
can find my glasses
to find Hearing Aid  [agreed]

 

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