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Old 05-10-2009, 13:51   #1 (permalink)
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98 Ford Explorer: Fan only works on HIGH

Any suggestions for fixing the fan for the heater and for the AC? It only works on HIGH. Not too comfortable.
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Blower motor resistor is common problem.
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Should be located under the dash near the blower motor.

Will look something like this

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Thank you. Can I just order a new one and replace it? Ah, would it be that simple? Or do I need to take it to a repair shop.... Thanks again for replying.
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Yes. It's very easy to change, unplug the wiring harness, pull the 2 screws and remove. You can get one at Auto Parts Fast at RockAuto for under 16 bucks and 4 or 5 bucks shipping.
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Thank You All, You Are The Best!!!
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Dealer price should be close to the same price and probably in stock. On some vehicles they are located under the hood.
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Some blower motors are located under the hood also. Not this one
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