I will remove the components today at noon so that I have the original resistor to compare the new one to. As a note, I only replaced the resistor and blower switch and not the pigtails. So browse around our great selection of car parts and let's help with that auto repair or car upgrade! Resistor looked fine and I plugged in motor directly jumped to car battery at 12v and it worked perfectly fine! Check that first look for scorching and test with a test light. Thanks for the reply jwrezz. Try removing the glove compartment to access it. Some Fords have multiple interior fuse boxes including in the trunk - the video above will show you where the interior fuse box of your 1996 Explorer is located.
You must remove some of the air intake, the windshield and coolant resevoirs,and the speed control. If so, it sounds like something is shorting in the harness only. On a 1996 Ford Explorer, in the fuse panel on the drivers side, there is a. If checking and replacing the fuse for the component in question doesn't work, we recommend seeking assistance from a trusted professional mechanic. Replaced both the blower speed and selector switches.
Then around a month or two later the heat stopped working but fan still blew very cold and it was summer so it was no big deal. I could have sworn it would have been a blown fan motor but it wasnt and I had no clue where the problem was. And in y … our power distribution box in your engine compartment Ford recommends. Clean The Paint From The Motor Housing And Where It Is Bolted To The Car Body To Get A Good Ground To C … omplete The Circuit. There are differences from year to year-and I think this would be very helpful.
Four Seasons is a leading automotive aftermarket supplier of air conditioning and cooling system parts. If they do, then go to a junkyard and clip the ends off that you need and solder them on. They should be able to figure out if the component needs to be replaced or if there is a short or some other problem with your Explorer. The blower squirrel cage then has to be removed, and transferred to the new motor. If you disconnect 3 or 4 of the connectors in the area you will make life easier. Thanks for the info, gijoecam. One blown resistor could keep the blower from blowing at all ….
There is a rubbe … r boot that must be removed also. Now just a few day ago I decided I must fix this for once and for all. The motor is held by four screws. It came on and half the way home it wasn't getting warm in car. You can try running a two wires from the battery + and - with an inline fuse on the + one to the wiper motor plug and see if the wipers run. There was also a bad ground so I got a better ground and everything is good. The video above shows how to replace blown fuses in the interior fuse box of your 1996 Ford Explorer in addition to the fuse panel diagram location.
The Power Distribution Box is located in the engine compartment, under the hood, near … the battery. I really thought I was going to freeze this winter but with sites like these, figuring out what is wrong with your truck is a breeze! It was really odd on how i got it fixed, I had to replace the 7 fuse, which was blown, and that got me to the problems that I explained in the above post. Or maybe even a mismatched harness? Best To You the fuse panel is located on the left hand side of the dash area, or instrument panel, facing the drivers side door. I picked up a new blower motor last. Thanks to everyone for posting and replying. Checked all relays and fuses all good, removed fan motor under hood and resistor right next to it.
The problem was a loose electrical connection. Just on a thought I replaced the right 1157 bulb on my dolly and now everything works great. Thanks again for the reply. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. My 1998 explorer front blower went out and after googling, I can to this site.
Check … that all wires and their white plastic connectors are firmly plugged it. Get back to me with findings! So, I am thinking resistor. Read what everyone suggested to fix the relay, resistor and was gonna do blower motor but figured I'd try those two first. Then winter came and the blower stopped all together. After reading all that was written, I was able to determine that my wires did burn out and I took it to the mechanic.
For craps I tried the cold side to see what'll happen my heat came out. Unless just the bottom part has melted, which is a possibility, but not a very good one. It's not uncommon, though not the first thing I would check. Went all summer without getting it fixed and now that it got cold stopped working all together. If your Explorer is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change.
I belong to a couple others for my other car and bike and I am always impressed by the amount of knowledge out there and the willingness to share it. Only way mechanic found it was by putting it on some type of machine and testing the resistance of the motor. Check the relay for blower fan in power box under the hood. I had a 1999 with wierd intermittant problems with the blower - started last year. They had two different types that were available so they were going to get both. Rain sensor module F44 10 Trailer tow relay, battery charge F45 5 Front wiper relay.