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Old 12-29-2006, 16:57   #1 (permalink)
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97 taurus blower fan motor

i have a 97 tuarus and the Ac/heater fan only work on high setting.. since the chiltons does not do much for me and the electrical supplies i need are about $400, i need to narrow down the components... based on troubleshooting so far, the motor is working, but i need some help with figuring out if the solonoid, or relay or motor switch is bad... i hate spending the $$ at auto parts to buy all the components and get it fixed, so any help in narrowing down the culpruit will be greatly appreciated.. gene
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Old 12-30-2006, 19:14   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

Most likely would be the blower motor resistor, common problem on Fords
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Old 01-02-2007, 01:53   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

Could be the switch too. If you had a volt/ohm meter that would be easy to check. It seems backwards to me, usually the blower will work on all but high speeds, never heard of one just running on high unless the switch was bad.
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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

Resistor is cheap and easy to get to. Located under the right front fender liner up high.
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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

GEEE, a funny thing happened today on the way to the FORUM!

I just put my 99 Taurus on the road yesterday. The heater is just fine, in fact it gets tooo hot in the car with the fan on high. In the lower two positions the car gets cold!

I bet the fan stops running in these positions and will check it out tomorrow. Now for a resistor hunt!

Shoz-- going to take your advice again!

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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

The resistor is the round ceramic thing between the horn and ww tank.

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Thanks Shoz-- I will look for it tomorrow

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Re: 97 taurus blower fan motor

Sorry to jump in here unannounced. Looks like I have the same issue.

I saw on another forum that this can commonly be caused by water leaking in under the wiper cowl. Since I get a wet floor on the passenger side after every rain, I'm guess that's my issue anyway.

Where do I find the resistor? Apparently not something I can get at a local parts store (or online). Do I have to go to the dealer?

Thanks.
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I think this is your problem------

I posted before about mine having the same problem. In fact, my heater had useful control in the two higher positions. Last week I could smell plastic burning, after the stench went away, so did the next to highest fan speed.

I did try looking for a resistor as described in an earlier post. There is no resistor in that location in my 99 Taurus. The Ford service CD I have states the heator blower motor switch resistor (18591) assembly resistor is located on the passenger side of the A/C evaporator housing behind the glove compartment. There are three elements in the resistor board, it is in the air stream.

Look under the glove compartment box and you should see a plastic shroud. Remove the shroud by just pulling on it. Look to the right under where the shroud was, you will see the blower motor. Within 3-5 inches or so, there is a rectangular piece of high temperature board with an electrical connector attached. Remove the connector along with the 2 each 5/16" screws using a spin tight or other tool. That is the resistor board.

I just visited my local Ford parts counter and paid $16--- for the replacement part. OH--- the guys at the counter warned to look at the connector that plugs into the board for over heating. There is a chance you might need to replace the connector also. My heater is now working properly

Good luck----

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