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97 Tahoe blower fan operates on High only and does not come on right away. All other fan speeds appear to non functional. Thanks

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  • R Aleardi Jan 31, 2010

    Thanks for the help!

    These two Items seemed to have gone out at the same time. Is that usually the case? Any Idea what I need to do to get to that resister? Must I remove the glove box?

    As for the switch you mean pull the bank of switches out for all the Heat and air controls and replace the speed select switch only? I thought you had to buy that whole cluster of three switches?

    Thanks again, much appreciative

    Randy A.


  • R Aleardi Jan 31, 2010

    Yes! Very Helpful..still have questions.

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There is a blower motor resister that has gone out,it is located next to the blower motor,it mounts with two screws,and has about 7 wires plugged into it.It mounts on the outside of the blower box,but actually goes inside the blower box,so that the blower wheel keeps it cool,this controls all the speeds,except the high setting.As far as the blower delay on start up,check out the fan control switch,it most likely is burned where it plugs up.The blower motor is what causes this situation,even if the blower seems fine,it is pulling to many amps,I hope this was helpful,please let us know if it was,thank you.

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    Ronny Bennett Sr. Jan 31, 2010

    You need to look at the back of the control unit,for a burned spot on the connector plug.

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