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    Posted: 22 July 2017 at 4:29pm

My wee heater cable has snapped off the heat distribution pipe the bit that connects to the butterfly valve.
Looking at it it looks like i need to take it off to replace it? does anyone know how i remove the thing ? I can see any obvious way to take it out no nuts or bolts holding it in.
Any advice would be much appreciated as my beetle is now currently boiling hot inside 

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Do you mean at the Y pipe under the back seat,or at the heat exchanger under the car?


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Open the window and enjoy the heat :)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Zane1991 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 July 2017 at 11:06pm
Originally posted by rodntod

Do you mean at the Y pipe under the back seat,or at the heat exchanger under the car?



Hey its the Y thing under the seat :D 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Zane1991 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 July 2017 at 11:07pm
Originally posted by gayle

Open the window and enjoy the heat :)
Its too hot its melting me 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 93fxdl Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 July 2017 at 12:33am
That part only directs hot air, either into the footwell or the heater channels, for front or windscreen. Climb underneath and free off the heat exchanger flaps, to actually turn the heat off.
Usually, the flap valve under the rear seat can be pushed closed Fim the front
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Post Options Post Options   Quote rodntod Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 July 2017 at 9:17pm
As Glenn says, the y pipe only diverts the heat.Won't be long til you need the heaters anyway LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Zane1991 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 July 2017 at 11:00pm
Originally posted by rodntod

As Glenn says, the y pipe only diverts the heat.Won't be long til you need the heaters anyway LOL

The heat could be manageable but the smell of engine fumes is killing me lol any idea where that might be coming from ? i feel like its coming from my heaters but i wouldnt know.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote rodntod Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 July 2017 at 11:27pm
If you have holes in your heat exchangers ,you will be getting exhaust fumes in as you say through the heater tubes.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote 93fxdl Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 July 2017 at 1:35pm
If the fumes are exhaust, that is carbon monoxide, it is FATAL! YOU MUST FIX IT!! another possibility is oil fumes, either from the breather pipes or oil leaking from the rocker covers or missing tinware allowing fumes back around the system.
I am a bit OTT about CO poisoning as I have lost two friends to it
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