WHY DOES MY CAR SMELL LIKE WIRES ARE BURNING?

  • Tiny
  • stylz216
  • 2003 Mercury Sable
  • 145,000 miles

I first noticed my the car making a grinding noise when I turned the heat on, the noise stopped but now it smells like burning plastic/wires when I turn it on. There is no problem when the heat is turned off.

Saturday, November 5th, 2011 AT 1:12 AM

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  • Tiny
  • billymac
  • Expert
  • 2,240 posts

This sounds like a failing heater blower motor.

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Saturday, November 5th, 2011 AT 1:19 AM

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