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2004 Mitsubishi Diamante heat and Air blower motor.

Went drive my Mitsubishi the other evening, windsheild fooged up. Went to turn on defroster setting and I could not get any air movement. My first thought was a fuse. I have looked at both fuse blocks, passenger compartment and engine compartment and cannot see which fuse operates the blower motor. What should I do? Thanks!

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  • jjabclong Oct 06, 2008

    Is it true the Diamante is suseptable to electracal problems? A friend warned me that they were before I bought the car. Should I have heeded his warning?

  • jjabclong Oct 07, 2008

    I will look into relay switch. Also now all of a sudden my door locks won't work with remote or inside car, trunk won't open, and radio attenae won't go down! Yikes! What's goin on?

  • Ryan May 11, 2010

    I hate to even suggest another concern but in the first part of your post you mentioned that the windows fogged up. Diamantes have consistently had one problem over many years; that is two tiny O-Rings that connect to the heater core. These have been known to go out and have been one of the most common complaints about Diamantes.



    Did you notice a sweet syrup smell inside the car? If so, that and the fogging windows would be a good indicator. The reason I wonder if this might be the cause of your problem is that many of the other symptoms that you mentioned can be attributed to the onboard computer which just happens to be under the heater core. If it is leaking the fluid can drip on to the computer and cause all sorts of havoc with numerous auto problems, some that are very serious.



    As a final note: If this posts applies to you then there are several boards on the internet where members have giving detailed instructions on how to replace the O-Rings yourself. Apparently the dealers charge a thousand and up to install these $10 parts. They say you have to completely remove the dash, discharge the a/c etc. In the forums other users explain how you can avoid doing that and with a little time fix it for less that $30 yourself.



    One board I saw was Edmunds Car Space. Instructions at: http://townhall-talk.edmunds.com/direct/...@168.1IVjavoS5Jv@



    I hope this is not the case for you but wanted you to have all the information if it applies.



    Good Luck

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OK... First thing it may be a (relay switch) they are cheep and installed in sec. Ok now if you dont know what one looks like then go buy one ol' rilley or pep boys or auto zone are somthing . while your there buying the relay talk to these people most of the time they are good at supporting people . So you may ask "hey can you help me find where this part is located" . Ask about the fuse to, once you get someone out there to help you . One thing I know for sure is you did look in the correct spots for these fuses but let me tell you worst case. Would be your heater switch is out. They are expensive and are only found at the dealer. I would recommend looking on e-bay if this problem comes to this. oohh if you cant figer out how to put one of these in then find a friend that is rely good at installing car stereo's Im sure you will win this problem.

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