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Fan not working in vehicle climate system

I have a 98 ford contour and my fan blower just stopped working. It does start to work all of a sudden, when it does the fan speed control works perfect. Then, when I turn car off, it's done.
I can feel heat coming from the vents, but not sure if this is the fan speed control switch on the dash that is the issue or the fan relay?
I was told that It may not be the relay because when the fan does work, all speeds work perfectly. Can you help? If you think I should check the fan relay, I do not knkow the location either.
Please let me know

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  • robertfadel Dec 08, 2008

    Thnaks! Do you know where it is located? Is it the blow motor fuse in the fuse panel R14 I think?

  • robertfadel Dec 08, 2008

    Thanks for all of the help. I'll check it out. One last question. I think the blower motor is under the dash in the moddle, but I'll look under the glove too.



  • robertfadel Dec 08, 2008

    Hi, I found the resistor. I actually remember it being changed for a recall issue about 10 years ago. How do I test it to see if it is the issue? Is it possible that my fan speed control on the dash is gone?

  • supersport11 Feb 14, 2009

    i have a 1992 LeSabre buick with the blower motor not working but there is heat no fan blowing and then all of a sudden it works than stops for no telling how long



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You need to replace the blower motor resister

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

  • Cordderryl Pittman
    Cordderryl Pittman Dec 08, 2008

    no this is not a fuse this is a circite bord located near the blower motor under the glove box near the fire wall this would be located by finding the plug that runes to the blower motor and trace it back to the rister a few inches away for it



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