THE ACHEATER ON MY MAZDA TRIBUTE ONLY BLOW AIR ...

  • Tiny
  • lareli
  • 2005 Mazda Tribute
  • 137,969 miles

The ac/heater on my mazda tribute only blow air when is on the highest setting. It just started doing this about a month ago before that I noticed that whenever I turned the ac or heater onn it would make kind of a squiki sound like a ballon when is letitng air out then all of a sudden it quit making that sound but nowit only blows air when I have it on the highest setting. I also notice that it when I turn the egine onn it leakes water not inside the car but outside towards the passnger side. Can this be someting serious or just a simply fix?

Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 1:46 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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It is most likely the blower resister that is burnt out but I suspect the blower motor caused that by drawing too much current and it should be replaced also.

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 1:50 PM
  • Tiny
  • lareli
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Is it expensive?

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 2:01 PM
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  • Wrenchtech
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Expensive is a relative question. A couple hundred dollars would be average.

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 2:08 PM

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