what might cause blower motor resistor and pig tail to keep burning up on 04 durango?


Asked by Jan 06, 2012 at 10:32 AM about the 2004 Dodge Durango SLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have replaced the resistor, pig tail and blower motor all new less than a year ago. Now its burn't again, I used after market parts could that be a problem? Or is their something I dont know to check, PLEASE HELP

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It's possible the aftermarket parts are the problem, but not likely. I would suspect the blower motor itself more, if it's drawing too much current it will burn out the resistor and possibly other electrical components. If the blower motor was aftermarket it might be the problem, especially parts made by Carbone (I think that's the company) they are known for inferior quality.

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Hey thanks man!! But I'm not sure how to check the current to that motor?


I have a 01 durango slt plus and i think the resistor is shot when i get in i start driving and i start to feel cold air the switch is off but its still putting out air the air compressor comes on because its shot too it makes crazy noises but as long as it works do you think its the resistor blower motor or switch please help

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