courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man
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My wife's heater works, but the fan that pushes the air out does not. What needs to be done to fix this problem? Is there a motor to the fan, or will I have to replace the entire heater? What can I do, and will it be expensive? Thank you for your time.
The fan blower assembly is separate from the heater core. You can normally see (and have access to) it from the engine compartment. There may be a panel bolted to the firewall with a lot of smaller screws holding it on. The panel may also be glued on. Another place to check would be the fan speed select switch to make sure that it is operating correctly.
Bob, The Auto Answer Man
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