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97 3.8, blower motor quit while driving

Discussion in '1989 - 1997 Ford Thunderbird' started by Sprocket, Mar 17, 2019 at 1:07 PM.

  1. I was driving home a few minutes ago and had the AC running on Max with high fan. Heard a slight click or pop and it just quit blowing. Got home and checked the 10A fuse under the dash and it's good. Assume the blower motor fuse is good as the owner's manual says its the same 60A circuit as the ignition and I can start the car no problem...

    From what I read on here, if it was the resistor back, it should run in the last set position which was full blast....
    Any ideas? I live in FL and both of my window motors have stripped gears and don't work. It's hot in there!

    Unfortunately, time is a luxury this week, so hoping to get a decent idea what I'm looking for before I go ripping the dash apart.
  2. jazbo

    jazbo Active Member Lifetime Donor

    Quick check: Unplug the blower and check the resistance across it. It should be very low, 1 Ohm or less. If it is much higher than that, then the blower is open circuit and needs to be replaced.

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