Blower motor not working

Discussion in 'Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)' started by nutlug, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. nutlug

    nutlug New Member

    I just picked up a 97' Tahoe and no action out of blower so I tested the two wires. Nothing from the hightest setting, but the lower settings all read 12v about ,so I pulled the motor ,tested it runs good so the 12v. I read won't even lite a small bulb The switch ? Any ideas Thanks, Steve
  2. vncj96

    vncj96 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Blower motor resister, they are usually the culpret. Its hardend wires, it is usually bolted to the truck with a screw or 2, if the hardened wires are rusted or corroded then that could be the problem, they are around 20 bucks to replace.
  3. ChevyBoy2009

    ChevyBoy2009 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    blower motor resistor:great:
  4. nutlug

    nutlug New Member

    replaced the resister, still nothing

    Ok , So I pull the resister (what a pain) looked ok but I went and got a new one and still no action from blower. Do the speed control switchs ever fail ? Any thoughts? Thanks, Steve
  5. kw70chevy

    kw70chevy Member

    the fan switch does go bad.
  6. nutlug

    nutlug New Member

    Ok, So I pulled the switch and that was it. If you look real close at the terminals the plastic is a little melted next them, $39 bucks to the dealer and it's good to go . Thanks, Steve
  7. Steelhead

    Steelhead New Member

    I replaced my resistor a few months ago, and the replacement has failed already. The cuicuit board on the resistor had a burn mark on it like the last one. What should I look for now.
  8. kw70chevy

    kw70chevy Member

    the blower motor may be pulling to many amps
  9. Steelhead

    Steelhead New Member

    How do I fix that?

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