Why do i keep burning out blower motor resistors?

Asked by Oct 08, 2016 at 02:44 PM about the 2006 Chrysler 300 Touring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced blower motor resistor twice....keeps burning out the lower fan
speeds; yet works on high heat & AC....thermal fuse issue? ...any feedback
will be much appreciated....Clayton in Calgary

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Excessive current flow, maybe a short to ground between resistor pack and blower motor itself.

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88,825

Run and amperage draw on the blower motor, had the same problem on my car and it was the blower motor.

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