what is white electric smelling smoke coming from a/c fan switch


Asked by Apr 13, 2014 at 06:37 PM about the 2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC2 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 saturn sc has white electrical smoke coming from the knob switch (knob) inside car.
A wisp of smoke comes from the knob that controls fan speed.

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

The switch is overheating. You probably going to have to repair the wiring to the switch and the connector. Maybe even the switch. Have it looked at.

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