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Blower only works in highest setting. Once in a while the fan starts working on the other speeds as well. There is a funny burnt smell coming out of the vents when the highest speed is chosen.

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  • robwrobel1 May 10, 2009

    would you be able to tell me what I have to remove to get to the blower assembly?

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    smells like electric burining

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Unfortunately you have to point fingers at the Chrysler engineers that though this one up. It is almost a direct shot from your defrost vents to your blower housing. All of the dirt, sand, dust & junk that has gone down those vent holes over the past 12 years is now built up at the base of your blower and causing the blades and shaft to bind. The burnt smell is from the plastic blades rubbing through the ****. You need to dismantle the blower housing give it a good cleaning, go ahead and replace the motor and the blades, they're fairly cheap and put screens over your defrost vent holes.

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