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Front heater fan not working. Coolant level is good.

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Front heater fan not...

Front heater fan not working

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked to make sure the thermostat is working? What about the coolant level?

Coolant level is good. temostat seems to be ok

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2006 Freestyle

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Freestyle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just noticed it this morning hopping it is an simple fix \i can do myself

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Ford Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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does it work on any speeds? have you tried tapping it while moving the control speed?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Fans doesn't work at any speed. I tried manually.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The indicator on the dash shows that it is on high speed
Ford Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

ok with key on and blower on high, check power on orange/black wire and resistance to ground on yellow red wire and let me know what you get

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