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Sentra heater fan trouble

Hi my 1997 Sentra has a heater fan problem. It will only go on 4 but not on settings 1,2 or 3. Do you think this could be the fan its self or some kind of switching trouble?

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    2001 Sentra, lost settings 1,2,3 but not 4. Haven't taken it to the dealer yet, still saving enough money to do so ...

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    I have the same problem, the heating a/c switch doesn't work on any level other then 4 (Max). It got me through the winter, but it's a pain.

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    Does anyone have a solution?

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It is your blower motor resistor. It's located below your dashboard on the passenger side. It's a 3 inch black piece with two screws holding it to the panel under the dash. It will have a wire harness plugged into it. Buy a new one (about $25), unscrew the old one, disconnect the wiring harness from old resistor and plug into new one. Screw new one in. Expensive for such a simple part but a helpful and super easy fix. Takes 1 minute to locate, 2 minutes to change. Sure to fix your problem.

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