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Old 12-07-2009, 03:04 PM
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Hello all, I have an 07 3500 Megacab 5.9 diesel and the blower fan started acting funny. Intermittent, then only on high and now today it just quit. Not nice as it is -35C without the wind today. I have tried to figure out how to tear the dash apart to get the switch and have not been able to figure that out and have been told there is a resister pack but do not know where that is located either. Any help appreciated.
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WARNING: Disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery (ground) cable. Wait two minutes for the airbag system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the airbag system. Failure to follow these instructions may result in possible serious or fatal injury.
WARNING: The blower motor resistor may get very hot during normal operation. If the blower motor was turned on prior to servicing the blower motor resistor, wait five minutes to allow the blower motor resistors to cool before performing diagnosis or service. Failure to take this precaution may result in possible serious injury.

<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> 1.Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.2.Reach under the instrument panel near the blower motor (5) and disconnect the wire harness connector (2) from the blower motor resistor (4).3.Remove the two screws (1) that secure the blower motor resistor to the HVAC housing (3).4.Remove the blower motor resistor from the HVAC housing.



Be sure to inspect the connector to the resistor for signs of overheating. They're prone to this problem, and if there is any damage, the connector can be replaced. Your dealer can get you one.
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Hello and welcome!

Any sign of rodents? I had that problem last winter. Mice were stripping insulation and packing my blower motor so it wouldn't work. 3 trips to the dealer to clean it out and a mousetrap, my problem was resolved! Just a thought.....

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