I have a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder
, SL trim, and today, the AC fan (front) started to work intermittently. It cuts off and turns on irregularly, tried cycling thru AC modes (upper, upper+lower, lower+ defrost, recirculation on/off), and there does not appear to be a correlation to the mode of operation. I have seen postings indicating it could be the AC blower motor resistor, as this appears to have been an issue with older models. Could this be the issue?
I pulled the glove box, but do not see where it would be located. Any help appreciated.
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: Not an AC compressor/condenser/evaporator system issue, this is a fan issue. the AC blows cold when it is blowing. I get a low air flow in Fresh air mode and the vehicle is moving. It is the fan motor cutting out intermittently.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Have you read my responses, or are you a robot?
JA: I'm an assistant to the Nissan Mechanic. I work with them to help customers like you.
Customer: I think you are a robot...either that or you type faster than you read.
JA: It makes me sad that you don't believe in me. Maybe I'll be like Tinkerbell and die unless you believe I'm real.
Customer: Ohhhh noooooo......
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I think I covered the problem above. I noted in other research folks have had similar problems on older models/styles , and they were resolved by replacing the "blower motor resistor" aka power module or fan control amplifier. I am not sure this is the problem or where this is located on this year/model vehicle. older models it is a plug and unscrew replace item, located on the fan housing just behind the glove box. I have removed the glove box, but not located the blower motor resistor. Any help would be appreciated.