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2001 kia sportage blower motor resister

Where is the blower motor resister located in a 2001 kia sportage ex

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Rule of thumb...unless you get a better answer:  look for a couple of wires on a small plate that is in the airflow of the fan on the heater/ac unit.  The resistor pack is always air cooled by the fan.

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