200-2002 era Taurus. The AC has like 4 settings, low until
high...Recently it now only works on the highest setting, tring lower
fan speeds just stop the air from coming out.
Any clues on where to look first to get an idea what to fix or
p.s. I'm tryin' to DIY this and not spend like $1,000 if possible
god bless america
On Sat, 29 Aug 2009 20:59:55 -0400, Pedro Sanchez IV
I've replaced one on an Isuzu pickup that was a piece of cake, a Crown
Vic that was a moderate pain, and an Escort that left me sore for
three days. If I were to have to do it again, I'd pay someone else to
Yea, it is the resistors. On the 2003 Taurus, Ford makes a retrofit
kit "rain hat" for the car. In other words if the windshield molding
outside the car warps on the passenger side, rain water gets on the
resistors and the blower motor. The retrofit kit drains the water
On Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:03:40 -0400, Pedro Sanchez IV
Can't say for sure in your exact car but, in all the Fords I
have worked with, the blower high speed circuit does not
pass thru the resistor block. It will usually run on high
if nothing else. It is likely that you have either a bad
resistor or a bad control switch. The resistor is much
cheaper and easier to replace. Also some of those circuits
use a fuse on the lower speeds while running the high speed
thru a relay. The fuse is occasionally replaced with and
auto resetting thermal circuit breaker.
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