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Blower motor locked up. Now no continuity on ground wire,

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Blower motor locked up. Now no continuity on ground wire
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?
Customer: 50k not happened beore
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2011 outlander sport
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes change blower motor and added extra ground and blower workes
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Blower with ignition switch on but no speed control on fan
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  George H. replied 3 months ago.

Hello I will help,

Do you have a voltmeter?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  George H. replied 3 months ago.

Great, check for 12 volts at the white wire at the motor with it connected up. A straight pin can be slid along the wire to make contact inside the connector if necessary.

If you have 12 volts to a clean metal part of the vehicle then it is probably the power transistor.

How did the motor lock up? Has that been repaired?

To check the power transistor see if the black wire is grounded and that the red wire voltage changes as you change the blower speed.

Let me know what you find


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