THE BLOWER SPEED SWITCH 5-POSTION IS BUSTED.

  • Tiny
  • Jack Davidson
  • 1989 Toyota Pickup
  • 100 miles

I have a 1989 Toyota 5-speed Pickup. The Blower Speed Switch 5-postion is busted. The fan never comes on at any speed setting. The separate A/C button DOES come on in the low-speed setting but none of the other speeds, I got a 3-speed aftermarket switch from Advance Auto but I couldn't figure out where to splice it into the wiring so the fan and the A/C button would both work. Any ideas?

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 4:54 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check and test the blower motor resistor

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 5:12 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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I can do that. But I know the switch is busted, There is a definite "click: from "Off" to "Low" and the A/C Switch indicator lights up. It goies off when I move the Blower Speed switch higher and the movement just kinda slides. Anyway. I'll get the test procedures from my alldata. Diy account and check it out. Thnx.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 6:13 PM
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  • cadieman
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Outside under the hood. Look at the a/c case. Youll find a resister plate it screws into the top of the case with 2 screws and has a wire connecter. Just remove the screws pull it out. You will see a bunch of different size coiled wires these are the resistors. If u look close at the small coils 1 will be burnt. Just google a/c fan speed resistor plate. Then youll no what it looks like.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 6:18 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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DAAAANG!
There's a reason I wear my 2CarPros t-shirt and send $ when I can. Which I will be doing as soon as I get pd!

Thnx.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 6:39 PM
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  • cadieman
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No problem let me know how it goes

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 8:09 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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Couldn't find the blower motor resistor under the hood. Alldata. Diy says it's next to the blower motor under the dash. Confused.

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Thursday, May 24th, 2012 AT 1:14 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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I also have a new set of Bosch +4 plugs (Model 4428) and wondered if I could put them in this truck.

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Thursday, May 24th, 2012 AT 6:09 PM
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  • cadieman
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Go to the parts store and ask for a blower speed resistor. Then youll know what it looks like.I dont think its that costly.

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Thursday, May 24th, 2012 AT 8:46 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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I think our discussion got crossed up so I'm asking this again?

I have a new set of Bosch +4 plugs (Model 4428) and wondered if I could put them in this truck. Alldata. Diy says operating temp is 392 @ 10 mph to 1479 @ 80 (I think.) I actually drive around 63 consistently but I'm noticing skipping under load (accelerating). I should buy #4478, but I have these 4428(s) already.

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Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 AT 8:21 PM
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  • Jack Davidson
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The Blower Motor resistor is next to the motor under the dash. I put a new one in and but still doesn't work. Also noted the switch actually DOESN'T work anymore. It moves between "Off" "1st" & "2nd" fan speeds, but no further. The "A/C" button light comes on in "1st" and I get A/C if I'm going fast, but the fan never blows air.

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Friday, July 27th, 2012 AT 6:36 PM

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