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#578208 - August 08th 2012 10:45 pm Fan quit working today
JDouglas Offline
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Registered: December 01st 2011 8:48 pm
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Loc: Charlotte, North Carolina
Fan switch will not operate the fan blower now. Any ideas on this fix?

No vent air at any setting.
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#578239 - August 09th 2012 6:39 am Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
CatFish Offline
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Start at the source.
Check the fuse, have a cold beverage, then check at the fan motor connector for power, have another cold beverage. Then yank the dash and check the switch, after you enjoy a cold beverage.
Process of elimination. grin
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#578266 - August 09th 2012 11:29 am Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
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Thanks. That is better than replacing all the possible causes!
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#578269 - August 09th 2012 11:53 am Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
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and if that doesn't work, have a cold beverage. lol
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#578347 - August 09th 2012 7:22 pm Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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I forget what it is called, but check the resistor deal that controls the speed of the fan, if it over heated, it will die and will keep the fan from working. . . .


Edit
It is USUALLY mounted under the hood in the fan box, the part you will see is like two inch by two inch square.


Edited by Uncle_Fester (August 09th 2012 7:23 pm)
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#578354 - August 09th 2012 8:32 pm Re: Fan quit working today [Re: Uncle_Fester]
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Registered: July 23rd 2010 2:27 am
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check to see if your blower motor is working,you can also check the ground wire, i added a new ground wire to the fan motor(it was grounded to the the housing and did not make for a good ground, and like uncle fester said, 1)the blower motor Resister,2)Blower motor relay,3)Blower switch(in dsah control switch )you can go to rockauto.com and put in your info for your van and see what each part looks like.joe
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#578484 - August 10th 2012 7:17 pm Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
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Registered: December 01st 2011 8:48 pm
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I checked the fuse and its ok. I opened the hood to look for something out of the ordinary, then slammed it shut. Tried the fan again and. . . IT WORKED. This has me puzzled now as I don't know what to test or check since its working again. I am guessing blower switch on the dash????
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#578496 - August 10th 2012 9:33 pm Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
wookee Offline
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Sounds like a ground issue.

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#578499 - August 10th 2012 10:27 pm Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
Uncle_Fester Offline
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
I would say GROUND issue. . . . .GOOD LUCK !
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#578532 - August 11th 2012 8:55 am Re: Fan quit working today [Re: JDouglas]
JDouglas Offline
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Registered: December 01st 2011 8:48 pm
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Loc: Charlotte, North Carolina
How do I access the blower motor in a 93 Chevy G20? I want to check the ground on the blower and see if that is the culprit here. If the connection is good, then I will check the blower switch at the dash. Thanks for the input!
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