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2004 dakota - blower motor quites. I replaced the resistor twice. then the motor and resistor. The "blower motor common driver" ( No. 2 wire) connect keeps heating up and melting. The last time I bought both motor and resistor from a dodge dealer. The first two times the wires justed heated up and melted at the No 2 connection. The last time I heard like a "arching" and when I took the resistor out I could see it was starting to melt.

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It seems like you have a short somewhere in the circuit. Here are some diagrams to help you find the problem.

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