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Fan only worked on high, now it totally went out.

I replaced the blower switch, that wasnt it. pulled motor out got new one, bench tested the motors jumping them off the car battery and both worked,?checked voltage down at wires for motor and had 12vdc off the harness for motor anything less than high i had nothing so new i needed a new resistor,fine so i ordered one but when i read 12vdc down on the harness clip i plugged either of the motors in to the harness and they wont run? but when i jump them off the battery they will. i am completely lost on this one now, thought i might have a bad ground so i jumped a ground from chasis to motor and still no movement on motor when in high and i read 12vdc with a meter there. please help.

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It is the resistor for the fan and you may have to replace fan motor as well. I just had this problem with my 1999 Alero.

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