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Oldsmobile Alero AC Blower Inop Due to Failed Resistor

 
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 115,643 mi (59,855 mi - 210,000 mi)

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The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the operation of the switch.

  • Visitor, , 122,000 mi

    only the two highest speeds work

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  • Visitor, , 89,000 mi

    only top two blower settings work

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  • Visitor, , 94,600 mi

    Lower speeds on blower do not work

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  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    only works on high, if you leave it on anything but off or high you can hear a weird noise every couple seconds like something is trying to work. not fixed yet.

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  • Visitor, , 132,000 mi

    Same..the blower only works on high. Good heat, just can't reduce. My daughter is hard of hearing, and it makes it difficult when she can't turn it down to hear a conversation. Very annoying!

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  • Visitor, , 99,000 mi

    The first two speeds quit working on the blower so I only have the upper speeds, which sometimes are to high for my newborn.

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  • Visitor, , 130,000 mi

    blower stopped working and intermittenly works at a very low speed. Resistor pack was not the problem. We are still trying to figure out what is wrong.

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  • Visitor, , 160,000 mi

    First two settings have never work and I have had my car for over 11 years. I just figured the settings were for other models of oldsmobiles.

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  • Visitor, , 210,000 mi

    The only settings that works are 1 and 5. The blower motor resistor goes bad a lot.

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  • Only the two highest fan speeds work.

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