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Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2001 12:51:34 -0800
From: "chrisnew" <chrisnewnopsamorld.com>
Subject: Re: blower only works on full


The resistor unit has a direct 12v supply for speed 4, and 3 coils of resistance wire for the other 3 speeds. The supply to these 3 is controlled by a *thermal* fuse within the unit, which is torpedo shaped and has a black tip. Current equivalent fuses in the UK have a blue tip. Original black fuses were rated at 110 degC, but this may have changed. They are very cheap to replace, but must be crimped in place and NOT soldered, and be orientated as the original. A cheap and easy repair Harrie van Dijk <icu08140nopsamnet.nl> wrote in message news:97ars1$1cat$1nopsamt.euro.net... > recently had the same problem on my 95 cs. Replaced the resistor with one > from the scrap yard in under 10 minutes. It's working fine now. Note if you > have a haynes manual don't follow it. The have it all wrong. You vcan acces > the resistors straight away after removing the false bul head. No need to > remove anything else beside the electric connector. > > Good luck > > Harrie > > home01 <home01nopsamorld.com> schreef in berichtnieuws > 3_zl6.17110$MN.398242nopsam2-win.server.ntlworld.com... > > the blower fan on my '91 9000 only works on full speed, it does not work > at > > all on 1-3. > > If I remember correctly the 900 had a set of resistors for the 1-3 speeds > > and a bypass for full speed. So extrapolating from the 900 it sounds as if > > the speed resistors are at fault in my 9000... > > please correct/confirm my diagnosis and point me to where the offending > set > > of resistors (or a fuse?) are located. > > many thanks in advance > > David > > > > > >

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