blower motor not working...?

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  1. badass98svt

    badass98svt Well-Known Member

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    hey guys. my gf has an 88 t-bird 5.0
    the other day she flipped her heat on and the fan didn't turn on. then after a few trys it started working again.
    today it won't work at all. any ideas?
    i got a feeling its something stupid.

    where is the blower motor located? on the firewall somewhere? could it be something loose somewhere?
     
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    CManT1914 New Member

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    Blower motor is probably behind the glovebox area. That's where the ones I've messed with are. It could be the switch itself on the dash.
     
  3. Matt94GT

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    Probaly the blower motor, couldnt tell ya where its located though...good luck.
     
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    badass98svt Well-Known Member

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    if it was the switch, would the whole thing stop working, or just one function (like max or min.)
     
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    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    if its the swtich the whole thing wouldnt work, pop out the heat switch pannel, get a multimeter and touch it to the leads see if you get anything should be about 12V i assume.
     
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    badass98svt Well-Known Member

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    can't i just use a test light?

    i dont have a multimeter.
     
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    a test light would work but a multimeter would be a lot better at knowing if thats the actual problem. anyways just try the test light, I doubt its the switch. A multimeter is a super usefull tool, you can find them for like $40.
     
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    badass98svt Well-Known Member

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    UPDATE:


    it WAS the switch. i pulled it off and it was burnt
    bought a new one from NAPA. good as new now.

    anyone know what would cause the switch/harness to melt ?
     
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    bad connection, they just get too hot and melt eventually. it shouldnt happen again.
     
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    iv seen lots of ford switchs melt in the past....it normaly will hapen if you use it on high alot...its like they didnt use the righjt size wire and it just getts hot
     
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