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Heater and a/c fan switch

When I turn on the heater or air cond., and then turn the fan switch, the fan doesn't blow. There is no high or low fan speed. Is there a fuse?

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  • emm918 Jul 26, 2008

    my son's 99 ford escort has same problem. We giggle wire behind glove box and it works again. There is a white connector we're not sure of the name of that might be failing.

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Thank you so much u helped me fix my heat it was that white thing under the clove box it had a bad connection...thank u so much we couldn't figure out what was wrong.

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