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2004 Mercury Sable heater blower smells like something burning. Smell of plastic one time or smells of electric wires burning.

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SOURCE: Smell of Burning Plastic

you could have a short in the wire harness that runs up your steering column. i would check under the dash for worn,frayed or burnt wires immediately. you have a great potential for an electrical fire. good luck. please rate this solution

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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Depends on the sound that it makes when you turn the key over.

Clicking noise...usually the starter

If it sounds like its going to start, but doesnt, most likely the battery.

If you have replaced the battery recently, then its the alternator.

Sometimes there can be oil build up over the spark plugs so it doesnt get the spark to start.

Hope you get it fixed!!

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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Any type of burning smell can be a cause for concern. This could be a number of thing. Did they do an oil change when they had the car? It could be a leaking filter. I would not be shy about returning to the place where it was repaired and have it double checked. Don't forget you paid for this work and deserve to have it fixed properly. I hope this helps

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Grinding noise from Heater and burning smell from 1997 Dodge Cara

the problem could be in the blower wheel or motor, is there a vibration with the blower on and grinding. i rec removing blower motor and inspecting that further. debris could be cought inside it or blower may need replacing. it may not be that bad of a repair $$.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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its not a fuse if the blower motor works , you have a clogged or bad thermastat, bad water pump or your radiator heater core is clogged

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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