Question about 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Blower motor resistor overheats and fried connector to blower motor on 2001 Grand Caravan. Replaced resistor once new one fried connection. Saw review online that the resistor diode may be the culprit. Have same rely fuse and blower motor in van. Also, can this fry the blower motor and should I replace relay with resistor. Would appriciate any advice/help. Thanks

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 678 Answers

You should be replacing the blower motor with the resistors. If your buying the parts from the dealer an experienced parts person will insist you replace both at the same time. The blower motor is usually what burns out the resistors.

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Blower motor resistor in 2001 GMC duramax overheats/destructs repeatedly


check wiring harnesses and the connectors for melting.

Sep 05, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

If the air conditioner blower does not work when turned on and its a new motor what would be the problem


It could be the blower resistor.If you have manual A/C controls,it could also be the blower switch.If you replace either of these,also look at the connectors for melting around the pins(which means you have a loose terminal in the connector,which could cause intermittent operation)

Oct 27, 2012 | 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Replace Resistor on 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan?


Blower motor resistor?

Remove the glove box. It will have two connectors and two screws holding it in place remove the connectors and the screws, install the new one and you should be all set.

Aug 13, 2012 | 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

We have a 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan with a 3.3 L V6 flex fuel vehicle and yesterday while traveling my husband was trying to change the speed on the blower for the heater and he said that the knob felt...


the answer to part 1 is sounds like you may have to replace the a/c control unit if the assembly is broken but before you do that first pull off the knob and check the back side to make sure it's not stripped or cracked. the answer to the second question is that it definatly sounds like the blower motor resistor, when replacing check the wires at the connector for evidence of burning, if burning is evident relplace wiring connector by splicing in new one. soldering wires together is the best connection otherwise use crimp-on **** connectors. if this was helpful please rate.

Dec 04, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Blower not turning to push air and heat through vents, Replaced blower motor, still not working. How do you get to the dash wiring to check electrical connections. fuse is good.


Replace the Blower Resistor. (About $12).

The resistor might be good; I have found that the terminals corrode, create resistance and sometimes melt the connector (About $100). Check the resistor before replacing it! If the connector gets fried, solder pigtails onto the good resistor and use Marr connectors to attach the pigtails to the existing wires,

Jul 12, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

2001 Grand Prix: can't find the blower motor resistor on 2001 Grand...


Under the passenger side of the dashboard is a carpeted cover you'll need to remove. Once that's out of the way you'll see the blower motor on the RH side and just to the left of it right next to the frontwall is the blower motor resistor held in by two screws.
Here's a picture of the old design (right) versus the new design (left).

May 17, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

2001 Dodge Grand Caravan heater blower motor not working at all...worker off and on during a cold spell....now not at all ....dealer suggested replacing blower motor and resister...cost $1000....due to the...


The Blower Motor Resistor is located behind the glove box on the dash. Remove the whole glove box to access. The Resistor is mounted against/sort of into the fire wall.
1. Disconnect the negative side of battery.
2. Disconnected the Electrical Connection to the Resistor.
3. Remove the bolts/screws. I believe they have 8mm heads, there should be 2 of them.
4. Replace with new one/Replug electrical connection.
5. Reconnect the negative side last.
6. Test System before putting the glove box back in!
The Blower Motor is easy (compared to $1000) to remove and replace.

Jan 01, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

CAR OVERHEATS QUICKLY


These are to different problems . The blower is most likely the blower motor resistor. This is common problem the resistor gets hot and starts failing, it also starts to melt the resistors connector. The radiator cooling fans also have a problem with what is called a radiator fan relay.

Feb 26, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

3 Answers

Air conditioner blower motor resister on dodge grand caravan


in my 2004 grand caravan it's behind the glove box and left of the blower motor. disconnect the wires first then remove the 2 screws to pull out the resistor unit. First make sure you have removed the negative of your batterie. I had the same pm that prevented the blower motor to operate in any speed. I hope this will help

Aug 23, 2008 | 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

3 Answers

2001 Grand Cherokee Limited a/c Blower Motor not working


Try wiggling the connector on your Blower Motor Resistor. They are known for having a bad connection and melting the connector. Check on Ebay, I bought a new harness kit on there. It was easy to install, just cut off the old connector and splice in the new. The colors match so there is no guessing which wire goes where. Only cost me $12 and saved me $300+ that the dealer wanted.

Jul 23, 2008 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Logo

808 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8531 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...