Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: fan blower slow to turn on

asked by on

My AC drain was blocked, flooded with water, fan blower stopped running. mechanic blew Air through it after two days of drying out it started up again now I'm three weeks later and every day when I turned A/C on it takes longer and longer for fan blower to turn on Today it took almost 30 minutes

My car has 15000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Thanks for writing in about your 2012 Suzuk...

Thanks for writing in about your 2012 Suzuki SX4. The blower motor must of got water in it and has caused it to have a short internally. If you locate the blower and have it turned on but it doesn't work, try tapping on motor to see if it starts turning. If it does, then replace the motor. If you are having trouble finding the problem, a certified technician from YourMechanic can diagnose your A/C issue at your home or office and follow up with the appropriate repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Uneven tire wear & airbag light off when passenger sits in it

If you feel that the wear is excessive on your vehicle, then I would suggest taking the vehicle to the dealer or have a mechanic look at it for you. It is not uncommon for the front and rear of...

Q: How do I replace the lights?

Your car has a number of different lights that range from convenient accessories to those required to legally drive at night. However, some of your lights cannot be changed except by a technician. These include: Your headlights (both xenon...

Q: How Long Will the AC Run if My Engine Is Off?

The ability your car has to make cold air for your comfort stops when the engine does. The heart of the A/C system is the A/C compressor, whose cycling clutch is driven by a belt connected to your engine’s pulley....

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...