Is it possible I fried the resistor when I had the red and black wires reversed This is highly unlikely but anything is possible I guess. The black ground wire shows 12 volts also and when i hook a test light to the ground it flashes for a second and goes out. Power the windows almost all the way down. Adobe Acrobat gave an error when I tried to use the link to download the wiring diagram. Normaly there is one in the handle of the door, one behind the in door lach handel and one under the bump out for the arm rest on the door.
No, that burning is not the smell of barbecue, it is your Cherokee! Prior to removing the blower, the electrical connector should be disconnected from the blower. This article applies to the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee 1984-2004. The vehicle 1999 cherokee Sport 4. I think a more permanent repair might be to insert a shim under the contact to be it raised up. Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners. He dropped the can of de-icer and put one hand on each of the arms of the moving windshield wipers.
Again to confirm the wiring orientation of the harness. Jan 22, 2011 Automatic or manual climate control? I recommend you buy the resistor at the dealer, this is a case where you get what you pay for. A wiring diagram can be found on page 8W-42-6 here large file : Click to expand. Auto correct is my biggest enema I have searched the forums for hours and cant find a thread or a solution for what I have going on. This article applies to the Jeep Cherokee 1984-2001.
Googling this problem I see that one source of a failure of the blower is failure of the contacts in the connector to the power module leading to heating and melting of the connector to the power module. The current and failure mileages were 85,000. Car is 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee. You could have this done at a local auto parts store. Volage drop testing the circuit. With a slight wiggle it will pull directly out.
Find out why by clicking here. If the wires on the new motor don't have a connecting clip, you will have to cut off at least half the length of your old lead wires and splice them, or ask your store if a clip is available. You need to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. If the switch is faulty or not receiving power, it will render the blower motor obsolete. I have looked through the repair records for this vehicle and I found a repair invoice for a blower failure in 2004 when the vehicle had 41,000 mi on the odo which now reads 120,000 miles. You can get diagnostic information and a fix on the HeaterTreater web site.
Does this usually ruin the module or can the contacts in the connector be bent to make good contact? With special care towards the plastic, separate the wheel from the motor and clean it. The ground path goes from the motor, through the resistor, through the selector switch, then to the ground listed in the diagram. Inability to defrost the front windshield resulted in conditions unsafe for continued operation of the vehicle due to poor visibility. Also spray the track on either side going up from the window to the top of the window frame. Problem was blend door broke or damaged.
Failure of the blower motor is also unsafe due to the inability to defrost the windows. The heater blower fan is not working on a 2001 Grand Cherokee Ltd belonging to a relative. The three wire connector that I had installed and the two wire connector to the blower motor. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Everything else is in reverse - retaining clip back on the old wheel on the new motor , gasket and bolt guides in place, tuck the new unit in its space and bolt back in place, attach the hose and wire clip. I bought this kit, followed the instructions in his ad and it worked great. I could not remove the plug and I noticed that there was a cable tie around it.
Easy enough to bench test the blower motor. The fan blower motor may eventually wear out and stop working, not allowing you to control the fan speed at all. The blower speed control module had heat damage as well. Looking at a wiring diagram an checking power an grounds an current draw is the correct way to test electrical circuits ,not guessing an replacing parts. It is because of a faulty blend air door. This 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee came in with the complaint that the blower did not operate.