1995 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 100000 miles
My son's Taurus's heater blower motor refused to start the other evening with the temperature at -10. I checked the fuses and everything seemed fine. I could only check them by sight, so I went back the next morning to check the fuses with a test light and was surprised when the fan motor started and performed normally. I did as part of my investigation check the connection to the heater resistor but because it was fairly dark I just attempted to lightly move the wiring incase a pair of boots had disturbed the wiring to the resistor. I don't want my son's wife to be caught in that position again. Have you experienced this problem, and what would you suggest I look at to ensure that the problem doesn't repeat it's self. I know that with a problem like this it is difficult to diagnose but I'm wondering if perhaps this could have just been a result of the extreme cold and that perhaps it won't repeat it's self. I called my son and after the car sitting for 9 hours in the cold his girl friend started the car and the heater worked normally on the way home. Any help you can give will be appreciated.