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'01 Malibu Fans worked intermittently and weakly, now not at all.

The blower fans started acting funny and did not work when first turned on, then after a few moments of driving would sometimes turn on, though weakly and now are not working at all. I know I needed a new blower fan resistor because they would not work on settings under 3, but I put that off. I checked the fuse to the HVAC and it seems to be fine. I just want to know if there is somewhere else I should be looking for before I replace the blower fan motor and the resistor, or if that's even the best solution.

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  • Tequan Dec 22, 2008

    I've had the same problem for a while. When I set the heat or air to 1 or 2, it won't blow. I needs to be on 3 in order for it to blow. Is it the resistor and can I replace it myself?



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Changed blower motor resistor and everything is working fine.

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