Tag: blower motors

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why does hitting the blower motor on my AC fix it when it's stuck
Oct 06, 2016

This 4Runner's Blower Motor is a Whack Job

Dear Car Talk

Dale's Toyota 4Runner has a blower that sometimes needs a solid whack to get working. Should he replace it, or just smack it a while longer?

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Air vents emit smoke
Nov 24, 2011

Today: The Case of the Disappearing Fire

Dear Car Talk

Driving down the road in my '89 Nissan pickup, I smelled smoke. I assumed it was outside and rolled up the driver's-side window and turned off the fan. Immediately, smoke came out of the heater vents. What's going on?

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Mar 01, 2002

What killed my battery if all my "accesories" were turned off?

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I accidentally left my key in the accessory position over the weekend On Monday morning I had a dead battery I was surprised since the car is new Nothing in the car was turned on Where did all my little...

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Jul 01, 1997

Help! My dashboard sounds like it's gurgling.

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I have an ' Toyota truck that makes a wild loud gurgling sound whenever I turn on the heater There's plenty of water in the radiator The heat seems to work fine but this weird noise comes out from the...

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Sep 01, 1995

My Volvo starts to smell after ten minutes of driving. Help!

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I have an Volvo DL and every time I drive it for more than minutes I get this acrid smell that makes me think the insulation is being burned off a wire What would be your guess as to the...

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Feb 01, 1995

Does my AC need a new blower motor or just a new switch?

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I own a Chevrolet Celebrity with miles on it I pulled into my driveway one day last summer when the temperature was very hot about degrees I had just driven about six miles everything seemed normal and the air conditioner...

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Jan 01, 1993

Why are blower motors "factory sealed"?

Dear Car Talk

What is meant by a factory sealed heater motor My problem started in December when I heard noises from the heater I was told by my gas station that it was the heater motor but that it is factory sealed...

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