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2002 jeep gcl having heater problems

My heater is really messed up. a year ago it was the heat adjuster doors that went, fixed that now the wiring harnass below passenger dash are burnt. replaced that and was told that the heater resister caused the burning. replaced that now they tell me the blower motor is causing surges which is burning up the resister and wiring. Is this possible it seems im being taken. After i dropped the vehicle off at this shop i was given a BEWARE OF THIS SHOP speech from a friend.

Im getting worried

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  • kosta2424 Nov 19, 2008

    I will try to make better sense of it. In my 02 jeep gc i have problem.



    It wont blow heat.

    It does have heat and it cuts in and out.

    I went under passenger dash and wiggled the wiring and heat cut in and out

    It finally died and i couldnt wiggle wire anymore,.



    took it to shop and they said the wiring and reistor was burned

    they replaced it and went to pick it up today and they said the blower motor was causing the burning and they would have to replace it too. Is it possible the blower motor would cause surges ruining the resistor and wiring harnass.'



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Yes, am i getting taken by the mechanic? is it possible for the blower motor to cause the resistor to malfunction which causes the wiring to burn?

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