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Blower motor worked sporadically, then not at all

The blower sometimes worked well, squealed sometimes, then one day last week there was a terrible smell that I couldn't identify, but may have smelled a little like engine coolant. I checked all over for leaks and found none, then realized that the blower wasn't working at all. I found that the fuse was blown, but replacing it didn't work.
If I knew how to get to the motor to check it or replace it I would be happy. I'd also like to know if there may be another problem in the circuit, like the control switch. How would I test it?

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  • rreifenstein Jul 20, 2009

    I checked under the hood and inside, under the dash. MNfisherman told me to look for three screws on the firewall. I could not find the blower motor at the firewall. Is access from under the hood or behind the dash? Please be a bit more specific.

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The fan motor will need to be replaced. You can access it at the firewall. There will be 3 screws holding it on. The brushes inside the motor are shot and will need to be replaced. You can also hit up a junk yard.
If the brushes are shorted out, then the motor will short out causing you to blow fuse.

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