2003 Grand Cherokee Limited blower stopped working - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 09-14-2010, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
Acjeep11566
Registered User
2003 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Merrick
Posts: 2
2003 Grand Cherokee Limited blower stopped working

Hello all. I have a 2003 Grand Cherokee Limited. 33,000 miles. Yesterday, the blower on the A/C and heater stopped working. It doesn't work on any settings (low/hi and in between). I also tried it without AC and on heater, defrost, etc

I've been reading that there is a connector that melts? Can someone tell me where this connector is located? Also, any ideas on what the issue/resolution may be?

Thanks much - great site

Acjeep11566 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 09-14-2010, 08:42 PM
jtsjeep99
Registered User
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Ohio
Posts: 372
Its under the passenger side dash. Its the connector that plugs into the resistor and it overheats and melts. The dealer sells a repair kit for it or you can go to a jy and clip a new plug from one there. Pull the resistor and check the plugs. If its melted bad you may not be able to disconnect it without cutting it. Make sure you leave as much wire as possible so you have some extra to work with when installing the new one.

JTsJeep99
jtsjeep99 is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 09-15-2010, 12:32 AM
Falkon
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1,028
Falkon is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 09-15-2010, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
Acjeep11566
Registered User
2003 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Merrick
Posts: 2
Thats the your help. Im kinda new to this, so sorry if Im asking "simple" questions. You mention its under the dash board - is that behind the Glove box or actually under the dash board. I replaced a tweeter recently, and removed part of the dash, just not exactly sure how to remove the entire dash (if necessary). Also, if you have the Mopar Part #, that will help.

Thank again!!
Acjeep11566 is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 09-15-2010, 01:03 PM
GhostKnife
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: St Clair
Posts: 597
crawl into the passenger floor board and look up under the dash, you will see a round object, and 3 wires taped up comming out from it. theres a clip that needs to be pulled out where those 3 wires go. Pull it out if you can and check to see if it is melted. if so, cut and replace. if not, keep checking

13 Ram Cummins, PPEI Tuned and Full Carli/Thuren. JK Arctic Edition 2dr Winter Chill
GhostKnife is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 08-19-2014, 01:35 PM
meepjeep
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: pooler
Posts: 10
Follow up
meepjeep is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 08-19-2014, 02:02 PM
rdkendrick
Registered User
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 3,139
To elaborate on JTSJEEP99, the connector melts, then warps, causing the connectors to break contact with each other.
X2 on crawling underneath, unplugging fan plug, and buying a new wiring kit.
I just bought the wiring kit, instead of the new resistor kit, it was cheaper, and my plug has not melted anymore. I forget what the p/n is, but I think it's in www.wjjeeps.com.

Sent from my iPad using Electrons
rdkendrick is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
2003 Grand Cherokee Overland matt21484 WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 21 06-25-2012 06:53 PM
Grand Cherokee blower motor stopped today DickeyeFab WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 17 07-21-2010 04:59 PM
2003 grand cherokee ac problems olebluetj WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 2 06-03-2010 11:29 AM
2003 Grand Cherokee Overland... jonsjeep WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 15 06-08-2004 11:59 AM
2003 Grand Cherokee BimmerMan WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 2 08-08-2003 05:07 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome