General blower motor not working

Discussion in 'Lounge & Gossip' started by bluebear, Saturday 8th Sep, 2012.

  1. bluebear New Member Getting Started

    hi i have a 2004 2.0 petrol accord
    the blower motor stopped working so i replaced the resistor with a 2nd hand one from a car of the same year.all was good but only for one day now its stopped working again.does anyone know of a reason why my car is blowing the resistors??
     
  2. RobB Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    I would have thought a fault with the blower motor is pulling too much current through the resistor. That said I would expect the fuse to blow first.
     
  3. bluebear New Member Getting Started

    how can i check if there is a fault with the blower motor|?
     
  4. Doc Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Easiest way is continuity test it.
     
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  5. RobB Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Possibly not electrical, could be mechanical i.e bearings.
     
  6. Dave Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    I'd of bought a new resistor and not a 2nd hand one. The 2nd hand one could have been on its last legs.
     
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  7. bluebear New Member Getting Started

    yeah was thinking that but would hate to buy a new one for that to blow aswell. been quoted 86quid from honda
     
  8. Dave Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Ouch thats seriously stupid money! Maybe try one from a slightly newer car?
     
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  9. bluebear New Member Getting Started

    heard that a blocked filter may be causing an overload to the resistor will check that before i buy new one
     
  10. Good idea

    Often a good clean up is all things need to work properly again.