How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Ron Your Own Question

Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 21578
Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
7276279
Type Your Ford Question Here...
Ron is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Ford Freestar: 2005 ford freestar fan blower not working, what

Customer Question

2005 ford freestar fan blower not working, what should i do to solve the problem?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
Hi, my name is tim, this is most likely either a bad blower motor or a blower resistor, do you have a volt meter or a test light? we can check this real quick?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i dont have one but looking right now to buy one an recommendations
thanx
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
just a cheap test lite will work, they are about 5 dollars at the parts houses,tim
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
appreciate the prompt response
im looking at this to run out and get now


Innova/Hands-Free digital multimeter



Price: $14.99



Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
that should work fine,Tim
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
NEW TO THIS HOW CAN I CONTACT YOU LATER
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
just reply back to this question,Tim
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
YOUR GREAT MAN THANX
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
you bet, let me know when you have the meter?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
HEY TIM I'M BACK FROM ALONG NIGHTS WORK I WAS WONDERING COULD THERE BE ANY OTHER PROBLEM BESIDES THE MOTOR AND WHAT OTHERS TOOLS I MAY NEED IN SEQUENTIALLY DIAGNOSING THE PROBLEM, BECAUSE I JUST MIGHT GET ALL THAT I NEED NOW INSTEAD OF RUNNING BACK AND FORTH...........WOULD IT BE CHEAPER TO LET SOME ONE ELSE DO THIS..... STILL IN ALL I WOULD LOVE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MY CAR
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
It could be a few things, but the blower motor and the resistor are the most common, we nned to check for power at the blower motor with the key on, can you do this?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
HEY TIM I CHECKED THE BLOWER MOTOR BY JUMPER CABLES IT RUNS... I FIGURE NEXT TO CHECK WOULD BE THE SWITCH OR RESISTOR WHICH IN THAT CASE HOW DO I CHECK FOR CONTINUITY IN THE SWITCH AND THE RESISTOR AND HOW DO I GET TO THESE AREAS ON MY VEHICLE THANX
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
DO YOU HAVE 12 VOLTS AT ONE OF THE WIRES AT THE BLOWER, WITH THE KEY ON?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
WITH THE KEY ON? WHICH WIRE ARE YOU SPEAKING OF?
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
AT THE BLOWER MOTOR, there are 2 wires a pink/white wire, and an orange/black wire, check for 12 volts at the pink/whoite wire, with the key in the on position,Tim
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ON MY WAY.......
JUST A SIDE NOTE FOR YOUR ANALYSIS SIR THE ENGINE DOES NOT GET HOT DOES THAT MEAN ANYTHING


APPRECIATE EVERYTHING..
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
the heater bower motor will not have anything to do with the engine detting hot, are you asking about the engine fan motor, or the heater fan motor?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
THE BLOWER THAT WORKS WITH THE HEAT AND COOLING , I WAS JUST MENTIONING THAT JUST IN CASE .... I HAVE PINK/WHT ORNG/GRY DOES THAT MAK A DIFFERENCE
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 2 years ago.
DOES THE PINK/WHITE WIRE HAVE 12 VOLTS WITH THE BKEY IN THE IGNITION AND THE KEY TURNED TO ON?

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
< Last | Next >
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
  • Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me. Molly USA
  • I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service. Jason V. Kirkland, WA
  • I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there. BR New Jersey
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
  • used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future. David L. Richmond, TX
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil Marysville, CA
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    20942
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FO/fordguy4u/2011-12-17_222940_HPIM1257.64x64.JPG Ron's Avatar

    Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    20942
    23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/muddyford/2012-6-13_1204_1.64x64.png Chris (aka- Moose)'s Avatar

    Chris (aka- Moose)

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    22382
    16 years experience with Ford.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JM/jmcdo28/2012-2-23_01655_resized.64x64.jpg John Mc's Avatar

    John Mc

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    5493
    19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/wmarti7/2009-4-18_04332_Avatar.jpg Chuck's Avatar

    Chuck

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1684
    33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CR/crzydrvr00/2013-11-3_12123_246347.64x64.jpg Richard's Avatar

    Richard

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1518
    12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/BA/baddad1/2014-4-1_23659_avatar.64x64.jpg Mike V.'s Avatar

    Mike V.

    Auto Service Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    789
    25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/lostrider/2009-9-26_23144_php4VNWAA_c1PM1.jpg lostrider's Avatar

    lostrider

    Ford Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    2940
    ASE Master Technician, Ford Senior Master Technician,Diesel certified, ASE Master, 22 yrs FORD exp.