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#251 of 260 Blower moter works only on "High"
Dec 03, 2011 (10:51 am)
My '02 Dakota HVAC blower control only works in the highest position, any clues?
#252 of 260 Re: Blower moter works only on "High" [doug2002]
Dec 03, 2011 (12:12 pm)
Its the resistor found under the glove compartment. Very common problem. Dealer part to replace it.
#253 of 260 Re: Blower moter works only on "High" [doug2002]
Dec 04, 2011 (9:38 am)
Check the plug at the resister. They have problems with the connections at the terminals in the connector. Mine had been so hot the plug had melted to the resister and could not be removed. If you see ant problems the dealer has a replacement connector. You cut the wires and splice in the new connector. I highly recommend that you solder the connections and I like to use heat shrink tubing to insulate them.
Jan 19, 2012 (8:06 am)
I have read through a lot of this forum looking for a problem similar to mine - but I am not sure I have found it so I figured I would start a new one.
The blower on my 1997 Dodge Dakota has recently become intermittent. Sometimes I start the car and it works normally, sometimes I start the car and it does nothing - at any speed. I thought it might be the resistors, but as I understand the system at the highest setting it bypasses them.
There are also times when it seems to pulse, and an audible noise is emitted. A couple of times I have succeeded in cycling the system on and off enough times where it kicks on, but this is not the norm. Normally it seems to either work when I start the car, or not.
My A/C has a similar problem, but as it is winter I am less concerned about this at the moment - it's the defrost I need now!
Is it still likely the resistor assembly? Or should I look further downstream?
#255 of 260 Re: Blower issue [mstefanik1]
Jan 19, 2012 (8:47 am)
Sounds like possibly a bad connection. Pull the connector off the resistor and check for signs of over heating. Make sure the connection to the blower motor is ok. Check the connector at the switch. Possible broken wire--wiggle the wires to see if the motor will come on & go off.
#256 of 260 Re: Sometimes AC [dleahy]
Mar 28, 2012 (6:56 pm)
You ever get this fixed? I have same issue
#257 of 260 Re: A/C only truly works at night [harly_guy]
Mar 29, 2012 (7:39 pm)
I have same paroblem, did you ever figure it out?
#258 of 260 Re: A/C only truly works at night [scotster]
Mar 29, 2012 (8:13 pm)
Actually, when the problem started was when I install a new radio. So I reinstalled the radio and re-connected all the connector on the climate control panel and it went away. I have not been able to check it the last six months, I am currently deployed, so truck has been sitting.
#259 of 260 Ac temp working
Mar 29, 2012 (9:08 pm)
Thanks, I suspected the control panel. More importantly, thank you for your service!
#260 of 260 Re: Blower moter works only on "High" [doug2002]
Mar 13, 2013 (12:07 am)
Blower resistor costs maybe 12$ and its underneath the dash on the passengers side. Common problem