Rear window demise fault

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Rear window demise fault

Postby vivapete3 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:31 am

My 1971 HC rear window demist element appears faulty, having tested for power which has lit a test lamp when connected to the cable connecting to the element, is there any way to repair these demisters, i can't see any breaks in the element, any advice would be great, as I don't want to replace the glass if poss, cheers , vivapete3
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Re: Rear window demise fault

Postby droopsnoot » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:43 pm

You can get conductive glue, and other stuff designed for the purpose, but for that to be any use you've got to find the break.
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Re: Rear window demise fault

Postby vivapete3 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:52 am

droopsnoot wrote:You can get conductive glue, and other stuff designed for the purpose, but for that to be any use you've got to find the break.

Hi thanx for that , do have conductive glue, can only be a break in the element (if power getting thro) which is preventing it operating , right?, will analyse closely, cheers, vivapete3.
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Re: Rear window demise fault

Postby 1972nail » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:10 pm

Check that the connections at the sides are actually contacting the elements too.
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Re: Rear window demise fault

Postby chrismc » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:19 pm

1972nail wrote:Check that the connections at the sides are actually contacting the elements too.


And the earth cable is connected to the bodywork.
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Re: Rear window demise fault

Postby vivapete3 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:11 am

1972nail wrote:Check that the connections at the sides are actually contacting the elements too.

Thanx for advice, cheers, vivapete3
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