2001 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 auto corsa comfort Engine cuts off instantly when i turn on the demister

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dazgrey
Driver
3 points
Problem added: Apr 28, 2016 (4 years ago)
The car runs fine no issues but as soon as I turn on the demister for the car it just cuts the engine straight out. I'm baffled on this one. help....

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Corsa
Variant: 1.4 auto corsa comfort
Model Year: 2001
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
Legend
14,804 points
Apr 28, 2016 (4 years ago)
Would be worthwhile testing alternator output / charging rate .Also check wiring , connection at heater motor if it's the front heater demister as opposed to rear screen demister .
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dazgrey
Driver
3 points
Apr 28, 2016 (4 years ago)
its the rear demister but I do hear a noise what sounds like a buzzed charge coming from the car don't know if this has anything to do with it.
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whittingehame
Legend
14,804 points
Apr 28, 2016 (4 years ago)
" buzzed charge " may be a sticking relay buzzing ?
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