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Follow up question for 2000 Saturn Blower Motor Issue

Thank you much for the respones. I haven't been able to find a "thermic switch". Does this switch go by another name as well? Also, where would the switch be located. Here is the text of the issue and your response.



Blower motor does not work on any setting. Blower motor works fine directly connected to battery or in another Saturn. Blower resistor impedences test good. With blower connector disconnected and blower switch on, 12V is at the blower connector; but connect to the blower and nothing happens; back probe shows 0V. Also, it may or may not be pertinent but disconnecting the battery for 30 minutes and reconnecting, then waiting about 10 minutes resulted in the blower working for a couple of days, then the same failure. Replaced blower relay and verified fuses good. Help is appreciated. Solution #1 posted on Oct 02, 2008
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The blower motor is connected to a termic switch, when the motor is fine and fuse is ok, is the switch that must be replaced.

Ensure the fuse is ok first.

Comment by ginko, posted on Oct 02, 2008 If you fixed already and works again disconnecting the battery it can be the switch, or also the blower motor resistor that is located in one of the air ducts.
Locate part here.
Once you locate the resistor, test it for continuity and eventually replace it.

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  • mikelco1 Dec 03, 2008

    How to replace the blower motor?

  • aerynsund306 Dec 06, 2008

    I was told the motor is getting ready to go... Trouble is noone has a replacement for it not even on e-bay. HHHEEELLLPPP

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    2000 Saturn SL2 sedan. Same problem that's described in original post, and I have performed all the same troubleshooting steps. Can anyone tell us hpw th find and replace that thermic switch?



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