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Heater resistor problem, 2003 malibu

I have a 2003 malibu, the heater resistor burnt out. My husband replaced the part and the heater stopped working 1 1/2 days later. He replaced the piece again, the heater worked for about a week and is not running again. Any ideas of what other problems this could be? Cold wisconsin winter, a 3 month old and no heat is not a good situation.

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  • svo95 Feb 16, 2009

    i have the save problem but only works on 5. changed the resistor OEM and I also checked the relays and fuses. anyone out there with an answer?

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Most likely a short in the motor itself which is causing a large draw across the resister burnng them out... sounds like the motor needs to be replaced

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