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Motor only starts by tapping the motor housing. Probably needs to be replaced. Need instructions and new part.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You have a limit switch located in the furnace (a little bigger than a dime and located near the center of the front panel, sometimes the switch is mounted to a small fiberglass board) . There will be two wires going to it. They sometimes trip so often that they fail to automatically reset(due to dirty filters or undersized ductwork). You can SHUT OFF POWER TO THE FURNACE, then remove the two screws holding the switch in the furnace, pull the switch out of the furnace and tap on it and wipe it off.
The switch may work a few more times but should be replaced with the same size and type. You will see some rating printed on the switch somewhere. Write down all the numbers and get a replacemet from a furnace/AC supply house. If you have a meter and know how to use it you could check the switch for continuity.
Sometimes just a tap on the switch will get it going. There will also be a couple of rollout switches that could be tripped. They have little buttons on them to reset them. If they trip it may have other issues to be solved.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Feb 01, 2009
Hi. The removal is really easy; unplug the motor under the glovebox, and remove the 3 screws that holds the assembly in. You can have it out in 10 minutes.
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
SOURCE: location of blower motor fuse
Fuse blower motor is not in the fuse box. It is located outside. lOpen the hood, on the driver side near the fender, about 1 feet from the fuse box toward the direction of the radiator, there is a retangular about 1x2 in with wire coming out from each end. Snap it open, inside is the the wire fuse.
Posted on Aug 05, 2009
SOURCE: broken piston connecting rod
The rod is cheap. If you're an experienced handymand/mechanic, it's a medium difficult job. But if the rod damaged the engine when it cam loose, the engine will have to be replaced. Need to tear it down to investigate.
Posted on Aug 25, 2009
Yeah if you have to tap on it, then that means the brushes in the motor are worn out and you need to replace it. The blower motor is behind the PCM and Coolant Overflow bottle. If you remove these then it will give you better access to motor. You'll have to cut around housing. There should be a groove already there for you, just make sure you don't cut all the way around it. Once you open it and get the new one installed, you'll have to use caulk to seal where you cut it at.
Posted on Dec 20, 2009
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