Top Mechanics For Heater Blower Fan Repair & Replacements
Garage in Stonehaven, 11 years of experience
Gained qualifications through approved city and guilds modern apprenticeship gained through a main dealer
SCOTT • 3rd February 2023
Garage in London, 9 years of experience
From a convenient location in West London, Sparrowhawk motors Garage has been offering a full range of garage services for over 20 years to customers from all over London. Whatever work your car needs, th...
NIMA • 29th January 2023
Audi A6 Saloon • Heater blower motor replacement
Garage in Pontypool , 22 years of experience
N V Q 1,2,3 22 years professional experience Hgv fitter NVQ 1,2,3 Been fitting 22 years Got 3 recovery truck and a full kitted service van
GARY • 13th January 2023
Garage in Dudley , 20 years of experience
20 long years of experience, dealing with all work from servicing to diagnostics.
NICOLA • 31st December 2022
Garage in Aylesbury, 7 years of experience
Clutch,diagnostic,brakes,servicing,timing belt and chain,all mechanical jobs,mot’s
Garage in Folkestone, 21 years of experience
At a very young age I was always playing with cars and racing cars. At 15 I started work in a garage to which I completed my apprenticeship. After this I worked for a vehicle breakers for a little while. I t...
Mobile mechanic in East Renfrewshire , 25 years of experience
17 Years Mercedes-Benz 3 Years Auto Electrical Services 4 Years Rolls Royce (Aviation).
Garage in Darwen, 14 years of experience
I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...
Garage in London, 11 years of experience
Btec NVQ level 3 qualified. I have been in the trade for the past 11 years. Working with big corporation such as honda, kwikfit, halfords, Ats euromaster, I have worked as a master technician as well as mana...
DEREK • 10th December 2022
Garage in Lincoln, 20 years of experience
I have been in the motor trade for the last 20 years I have worked mainly in dealerships and have worked on a wide range of vehicles from cars to hgv I will be able to undertake most jobs at any location if ...
Garage in Potters Bar, 35 years of experience
I have worked as a mechanic for over 35 years. I have experience with all types of vehicles including American models. I also have a lot of experience in motorcycles and vans repairs and servicing . Worked ...
Mobile mechanic in Wellingborough , 10 years of experience
Hi I’m Michal. I've been doing cars for about 10 years specifically for Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician last 2.5 years. Had lots of training in recent VW group technology so that’...
MATTHEW • 21st November 2022
Garage in Potters Bar , 15 years of experience
Garage and mobile mechanic with over 15 years experience and MOT tester based in potters bar , England. We offer all repairs and diagnostics from services to car wont start inspections.
JANE • 25th October 2022
Mobile mechanic in Tamworth, 10 years of experience
Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...
MANJINDER • 9th October 2022
Garage in Cleethorpes, 10 years of experience
I've been a mobile mechanic 3 years now. Previously worked for major dealerships as a master technician. No job is too big for me
Frequently asked questions about heater blower fan repair & replacements
Read our answers to questions about heater blower fan repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a Heater Blower Fan Resistor do?
The heater blower fan's resistor regulates the speed at which air is blown into the passenger compartment by the fan, according to the input from the switches on the dashboard.
What does a heater blower motor replacement involve?
- Mechanic will read the ECU for related fault codes.
- Mechanic will inspect heater blower and corresponding electrical circuit.
- Mechanic will replace the heater blower motor, if faulty.
- Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
- Mechanic will test the heater blower fan, makes adjustments if necessary.
Can I do a heater blower fan replacement myself?
Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a heater blower motor replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.
How do I know if my blower motor or resistor is bad in my car?
- When the fan does not work at all (i.e. when it does not push air through the air vents).
- When the air coming from the air vents is not as strong as usual.
- When the fan's operating speed stays the same even when changing its speed.
How long will a heater blower fan motor replacement take?
On average, heater blower motor replacement times can range from 1 hour to 2 hours with an average of 1.5 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
How often should I replace a heater blower fan?
Over time, the heater blower fan's motor can wear and fail. In many instances it should be cheaper to replace the heater blower unit completely than replacing parts individually (if at all possible).
Should you experience problems with the heater blower fan, then it is advisable to have the fan unit inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced. Seeing that the fan is especially prone to wear over time it should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.
How long will a heater blower fan resistor replacement take?
On average, a heater blower fan resistor replacement will take under 1 hour. Ultimately, the time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
How often should I replace a heater blower resistor?
It is normal for the heater blower fan's resistor to wear due to extensive use over time. In some cases a short circuit might lead the fan to be stuck in one speed, when the fan does not work at all, it might be that it has blown a fuse.
If you experience problems with the heater blower resistor, then it is advisable to have the unit inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced. Seeing that the fan is especially prone to wear over time it should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.
Why is my car heater not blowing hot air?
If your car heater is not blowing hot air then there can be a number of underlying reasons. A faulty heater blower fan could be due to a bad electrical connection, for example, due to a connector that had to endure an inordinate amount of heat and has subsequently started to melt. It is important that any issues are addressed as quickly as possible to prevent further damage.
Should you experience problems with the heater blower fan, then it is advisable to have the fan unit inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced.
How much does it cost to fix a blower motor resistor?
A heater blower fan resistor replacement generally costs between £70 and £130 with an average price of £90. Pricing will depend on your location, car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Check what you could save by having a heater blower fan resistor replaced by getting a quote through ClickMechanic.
Can I still drive with a faulty heater blower fan?
If you suspect there is any issue with the heater blower fan or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible. Whilst a faulty heater blower may not impair the overall performance of the vehicle, it will of course impact comfort.
Can I still drive with a faulty heater blower resistor?
If you suspect there is any issue with the heater blower resistor or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible. Whilst a faulty heater blower may not impair the overall performance of the vehicle, it will of course impact comfort.
Is a faulty blower fan an MOT failure?
The heater blower fan is not a component that is usually checked in an MOT, so it shouldn't result in an MOT failure.
How much does it cost to replace a heater blower motor in a car?
Cost for a heater blower motor replacement can range from £110 to £300 with an average price of £190. The cost of replacing a heater blower motor depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having a heater blower motor replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!
Check out the ClickMechanic price for a heater blower fan repair. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include Heater blower motor.
|Audi||£295||Get exact price|
|BMW||£366||Get exact price|
|Citroen||£339||Get exact price|
|Ford||£327||Get exact price|
|Land Rover||£177||Get exact price|
|Mercedes-Benz||£287||Get exact price|
|Nissan||£376||Get exact price|
|Peugeot||£331||Get exact price|
|Renault||£403||Get exact price|
|Toyota||£361||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall||£223||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen||£318||Get exact price|
Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a heater blower fan repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.
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Mechanics that undertake heater blower fan work
- Camel Tow, Camelford
- Carfix Manchester, Salford, Manchester
- Cass Motors, Trowbridge
- Dans Tyre Services Ltd, Ashbourne
- F A Autos Ltd, Nottingham
- GG’s Motor Maintenance Ltd, Wickford
- Georgina Service Station, Bedfordshire
- HVS Motors, Nairn
- Irinel, Derby
- Southall Mechanic Services Ltd, Southall
- True-Blue Car Repairs, Birmingham
- Waterloo Autos Ltd, London
- Watts Automotive, Buxton
- Williamson Bros, Gorebridge