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How-to » Body & Interior » Interior, Heating & A/C » How to Replace a Blower Motor Resistor
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How to Replace a Blower Motor Resistor

for the 1997 Ford Ranger XL 6 Cyl 3.0L change
PARTS
  • Blower Motor Resistor
TOOLS
  • Screwdriver
STEPS
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Easy
Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.


1
Remove the negative battery terminal.
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2
Locate the blower motor resistor on the passenger side under the dash board. It is mounted to the the blower housing near the blower motor.
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3
Disconnect the electrical connector to the blower motor resistor.
4
Remove the screws or bolts to the blower motor resistor and remove the resistor.
5
Installation is the reverse of the removal.
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