I have a 99 escort. The blower motor froze last week. I thawed it out
and it doesn't work. I took the blower out and jumped it to the battery
and it worked. I checked the circuit breaker for continuity and it was
Had a lot of rain and water got into the air vent and settled into the
plastic cover. Went down to 10 degrees one night and froze. Where is the
resistor located? I'll assume the switch is the one below the radio.
The resistor pack is located near the blower motor, attached to the air
duct with two bolts and has a couple of wire connectors that usually
get a bit corroded on the terminals. The resistor pack has a thermal
diode that blows when there's no airflow from the blower. Costs about
$14 from the dealer to replace.
Exactly how well does the motor spin when you connect ti directly to
I had my blower motor under water, and after I thawed it out and let it
dry out, it spun very slowly at first, but after a day it was fine.
That was several years ago.
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