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2000 cougar blower motor


mr_hops48
08-26-2005, 05:06 AM
I lost the 3 low speeds on the blower motor today. only the #4 setting
(high) works. any ideas on where to start looking? the fan was running
at setting 2 and just died. i opened the hood to see if i could see the blower motor and all i can say is wow.. it that thing packed tight. might the resistor be under dash?

jakegday
08-26-2005, 04:20 PM
the blower motor resistor is defienetly your problem, and yes, its in the dash, somewhere, i can imagine youll wanna do this on a day when you have ALOT of time and patience

bigj-dog
08-28-2005, 05:49 PM
The blower motor is above the passenger's foot compartment, it just twists like 10 degrees counterclockwise to be removed, but it's not you problem, the resistor is about 8 inches toward the drivers side and there is a 4 wire (i think) plugin and it plug straight toward the front. I think it's held in by 2 8mm head screws. Call your dealer though, there is a recall for that same problem on '99 models and I'd bet 2000 also. The resistor melts down and the dealer should fix it for free.

mr_hops48
08-28-2005, 10:35 PM
thanks for all the info !

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