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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Heater Bypass Tube
If you see coolant leaking under your car or smell coolant from your car, you may need to replace the heater bypass tube.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Heater Blower Motor
If your car's heater doesn't work, only works on certain speeds, or only cold air comes out, you may need to replace the heater blower motor.
How Long Does a Heater Blower Motor Last?
During the colder parts of the month, you will start to rely more and more on your car’s heater. With all of the different components that are in place to ensure...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Heater Blower Motor Resistor
Common signs include the car's heater not working or getting stuck on a certain speed, or something getting jammed in the blower motor.
How Long Does a Heater Blower Motor Resistor Last?
Keeping the cabin of your car warm during the frigid temperatures of winter can be a lot easier said than done. If even one of the components of the heater are...
How Long Does a Blower Motor Relay Last?
During the summer months, there is nothing more important to a car owner than a properly working air conditioner system. Most car owners are unaware about just how many components have...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Blower Motor Relay
If the blower motor does not function, fuses are blown, or relays are melting, you may have to replace the blower motor relay.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Blower Motor Switch
If your blower motor switch only works on certain settings, gets stuck, or has a broken knob, you may need to replace your blower motor switch.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing AC Thermistor
If your car's AC only blows cold air for a short amount of time or the blower is not functioning properly, you may need to replace the AC thermistor.
How a Car's Heating System Works
The sun sets, and the air has a chill. You pause to flip your jacket collar up, and you walk briskly to your car door and slide into the driver's seat. Once...
How Long Does a Blower Motor Switch Last?
Keeping the cabin of a car at the right temperature is no easy job. A number of components have to work together in order for your car’s cabin to stay comfortable....
How to Buy a Good Quality Heater Blower Motor Resistor
Vehicles that are equipped with a manual HVAC, or climate control, system utilize a blower motor resistor to control the speed of the heater blower. If you are driving a minivan or...
How to Buy a Good Quality Heater Blower Motor
The heater blower motor is part of the air conditioner and heater controls assembly, one of the many features created to make your ride as comfortable as possible. Your heater and air...

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Heat and car not heating up issues
The heater performance will suffer when the coolant is low and the water pump is leaking. The thermostat and water pump should be replaced since the water pump leaks and the thermostat is most likely stuck open. The blower motor...
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How do I know if it's my blower motor resistor or the resistor switch that's not working?
The referenced parts are tested with an ohmmeter. The resistor block must have a specified resistance across each element on the block. However, if any resistors are open (infinite resistance), the block is just condemned and replaced automatically. Occasionally, you...
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Front heat won't work, but rear heat does ..how to fix
In order to verify that the blower motor is bad you will need to disconnect the bower connection to see if harness is getting power and ground in all speeds? You can put a test light between blower connector and...
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Car AC/Heater does not blow any air.
The blower motor in the right side of the dash would need to be checked to see if it has a bad blower motor. Check for power to motor from power resistor on all speeds. If motor is getting good...
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Where is the location of the blower motor relay?
Depending on what model Kia you have the blower relay is in the instrument panel main fuse relay box. The blower intermittently may not come on and blower is bad and binds. Tap on blower to see if it starts....
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Chirping noise when idling
Hi There, This is a common sign of a blower motor that is beginning to fail. The blower motor is the fan that blows the A/C or heat into the cab of the vehicle. This motor has small bearings inside...
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My heat stop blowing all together.
It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear out or become faulty working intermittently as the brush contacts inside the motor wear out. The blower motor relay supplies power to...
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Heater only works on high
It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor potentially drawing too much power from the resistor causing it to burn itself up. As you know, the individual blower motor resistor inside the pack are usually wire wound and...
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No air flowing in climate control system.
You could take a test light and disconnect the blower motor and connect the test light between the two wire connections and turn on a/c or heat and adjust the blower speeds to see if the light comes on and...
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Heater
Hi There, This is a sign of a faulty blower motor resistor. Blower motor resistors are resistors which are used to control the fan speed of automotive blowers. The fan speed can be changed either by switching the blower resistor...
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My 2010 kia blower fan stopped working but was fine last week. This occurred a few times in past. Works fine then stops blowing ag
The blower switch and the plug connection on the back of the switch, as well as a faulty blower motor are likely, too. I would check the blower motor first as you can easily power the motor directly to see...
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My heater and airconditioner quit blowing out air.
Although the blower motor might not be running because a fuse blew, the problem is fuses usually blow due to an electrical malfunction in the circuit such as a short. Fuses are simply "protection devices" and when they blow it...
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Heater blower surge
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor resistor. Blower motor resistors are used to control the fan speed of automotive blowers. The fan speed can be changed either by switching the blower resistor resistance...
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Why does my front blower motor not work on my 2013 Toyota Highlander
Hello. If the blower motor is not working it is typically caused by an issue with the resistor, though it can be the motor itself. I usually check to see if the motor is getting power. If it is getting...
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Ignition fuse keeps blowing
The ignition circuit fuse blowing and the problem with the blower motor are almost undoubtedly not related. In particular, if the blower motor works, on any speed, while at the same time the ignition circuit fuse is blown or otherwise...
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Blower motor not blowing air
Hello, thank you for writing in. You have to replace the resistor because it was likely the cause of the melting wire. You have to replace that wire as well. Often replacement wires are not the same color. As long...
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Air not flowing out of front vents.
If the blower motor is not turning, the cause is identified during a failed heater diagnostic. Blower motors failures are due to faults in the wiring, fuse, relay, control switch, resistor block, if so equipped, and of course the blower...
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My blower motor stopped working. I got a new one. Not the problem
If the blower motor is new, you'll want to first determine whether power is getting to it when the blower switch is in the on position. If there is no power, then the blower switch and the plug connection on...
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My air conditioner only blows sometimes. The refrigerant is good. It was checked.
Hi there. The symptoms reveal that the blower motor and the rheostat switch could be causing the air to blow sometimes. First check the rheostat switch to the blower motor and see if the motor functions on all the settings....
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Is my blower motor broken?
If you switch the blower "on" and there is voltage at the terminal under the dash that supplies power to the motor (you would be probing the wiring harness with a voltmeter), then the blower motor is probably dead. Some...

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