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1985 Saab Blower fuses last a day or two. Passenger electric door lock failed

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    The fuse is on the blower motor. Don't find a fuse blown covering the door lock.

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Your blower motor fuse failure is probably due to the fan resistor. You access it via the left hand speaker where you'll find a multi connector & a rubber cooling pipe connected to it. When you remove the resistor you'll see a set of contacts on a bi-metal spring. Bend the spring so the contact gap is 3.5mm. If the fault re-occurs you'll need to fit the later,modified type.
The CDL fault is probably a separate issue. Either broken wires going into the door or the locking motor itself.
Hope this helps if i'm not too late!

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Sounds like a short try removing the plug to the lock and see if it blows the fuse it may be a short within the locking motor

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

  • shane donegan
    shane donegan Jun 03, 2008

    sorry missread ur first msg, try a higher amp fuse but failing that i would suggest again a short

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