Ford C-MAX blower, heated windscreen not working

2010 Ford C-MAX Problem

Ref#14027
CarFord C-MAX zetec 1.6 petrol
Year2010
OwnerBrendan Newman
Posted15/12/2012
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changed a headlight bulb 6 weeks ago, wife drove back from break (in the rain) heater, wipers, temp gauge zero,said bonnet open heated windscreen etc all stopped working. rang ford dealer, possibly knocked earth connection under headlight section, checked it and it did the trick. yesterday out in the rain same again, no heather and heated windscreen, is the water getting on some of the electrics ??? what can it be ??????????
Problem Category
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork


Solution 1
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Possibly earth lead again ,is it secure?probably a good idea to check for power at the screen then check it,s getting an earth.


Posted on Saturday 15th of December 2012
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From Original Poster
Brendan Newman | Driver | Since: Dec 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 0 | View Garage
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actually the earch connection is a bit wobbly but i'm not sure how tight it should or was, how do you test for earth at the screen?


Posted on Saturday 15th of December 2012
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Solution 2
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

It should be tight not wobbly


Posted on Sunday 16th of December 2012
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