Q: The blower motor does not turn on and the blower resistor starts smoking

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When you turn the blower switch on the blower does not go on in any position and the blower resister starts smoking. I changed the blower resister and the new one starts smoking as soon as you turn the blower switch on. Could this be a bad blower motor?
My car has a manual transmission.

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