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On a 2001 Grand Prix. A/C blower inop as well as DRLs, rear

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On a 2001 Grand Prix...
On a 2001 Grand Prix. A/C blower inop as well as DRLs, rear Defrost and traction control. Fuses all good, new ignition switch. What else could be the cause?
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Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

Hey rob

how many miles

Have you checked the blower motor it self , like unplug it and give straight power to it from external battery

have you checked the blower motor resistor ( common cause )

have u checked the a/c control unit for connector burn marks in rear of it ?

when you turn blower fan on you get nothing out of blower is this what happening now

let me know

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi Chad,The car has a little over 200K miles. The blower stopped working about the same time as the ABS and Traction indicators came on. Also the DRLs stopped working. Would a blower resistor do all of that?
Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

hey how are you

the abs /traction is separate issue , probably a abs wheel sensor or abs pump situation, loose ground etc ... i will need abs codes to know that one

the blower resistor will cause blower operation to stop , but the drl should not stop unless it is on that same circuit , give me few minutes , I will look up wiring diagram and see if they share the same circuit .

Thanks

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Pontiac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

hi , the drl is not on the blower circuit so they are not related

hope that was helpful to you let me know if you need anything else

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