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Old 08-15-2012, 02:41 AM
bdjames bdjames is offline
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Default Is this my Xtrail Heater Fan Resistor?

Hi everyone,

I have been reading every forum entry I can find regarding Xtrail heater fan resistor problems. I have a classic resistor failure scenario - fan only works on setting 4 - and I wish to replace it. Before I attempt to find a replacement part (I am in NZ) I thought I would make sure I could locate the offending item in the car and remove/replace it.

Firstly, I am not a car-tech person, but the instructions I have read seem simple enough. So, I removed the cover beneath the glovebox and looked up. After a lot of searching (and back-breaking contortions) I found what I think might be the resistor. It is at the back of what I assume is the blower cover (which is white?) and it is set into another piece of bodywork. It has a large plug into it and is secured by two fairly fat screws. I took a photo and have uploaded it in the hope that someone can confirm that I have located the right part! Can anybody help with this?

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Old 05-26-2013, 08:45 PM
chamz5 chamz5 is offline
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Yes that is the module that controls the fan speeds. I had the same problem with only speed 4 (hi) working.
Remove this item & replace & all will be good!
I found one at a local jap parts place in Sydney for $75.
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:02 AM
bdjames bdjames is offline
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Hi chamz5,

thanks for your reply. I swapped the unit out a while back and all is fine now :-)
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