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Cadillac Deville: I have a 2002 cadillac deville. The 3prong

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I have a 2002 cadillac deville. The 3prong connector connecting to the a/c blower is broken and appears that the center and the left prong shorted. I heard a pop and smelled smoke. Where shall I begin to look
I am not sure but it seems like the pop came out of the multi (blue) connector
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I'm sorry you are having trouble with your AC. I will try to help.
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So the pop would of came from one of two places. The actually place of crossing. I.E. The connector on the blower motor. Or more likely the fuse for the blower motor. Look at it first. However fix the short before replacing it.
Expert:  Master Auto Tech. replied 1 year ago.
If the connector to the motor is melted or broken, replace it with a pigtail for it. However if it shorted else where you will see evidence of it by either frayed wires, melted connector or black residue from the arc.
Let me know if you need further assistance.Thanks