Re: Shorted motor, full blower - speed controller or Dash unit? - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
The 06+ motor only has 2 wires coming out of the shroud to the fan (older 04 has 2 pair that splits across the motor top) - both are red, one with brown stripe - I connected red to the motor, grounded motor to body and the fan blows full speed -
When you look on the access panel for the cabin filter, there's a heat sink and wires attached that fits into a new slot that didn't exist on the 04 - clearly they are using that to cool the heat sink (reducing the A/C effectiveness at first startup) but making that new GM piece last longer (not long enough apparently!)
SO looks like it is the expensive new GM part:
I'm checking eBay for cheaper, 200 is too much
posted by 99.72.201...
Posts in this Thread:
- Fan weak, swapped motor, replaced filter, GM controler trash???, Bruce, Mon, 4 Jun 2018 17:29:11
- Re: Fan running half speed now since shorting to ground..., F1tifoso, Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:48:14
- Stuck with overpriced, out of stock trash..., F1tifoso, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:24:38
- Re: Fan weak, swapped motor, replaced filter, GM controler trash???, Bernie , Tue, 5 Jun 2018 19:45:35
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