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post #31 of 56 Old 09-13-2012, 05:25 PM
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This just helped me get a mouse out of blower. Oh my beejesus it stank! To drop the motor just take off the shield below the glove box and then take the 6 torx screws out of the bottom of the motor. Then pull down!

Now I get to eat dinner then go clean out the blood.

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post #32 of 56 Old 09-29-2012, 06:11 PM
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I have a rapid ticking when the blower is on. Will replacing this switch make that go away?
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post #33 of 56 Old 01-22-2013, 07:34 AM
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Well what exactly is it doing, maybe we can further pin point the problem. I still havent gotten around to replacing mine but I have ordered the wrong part twice lol I realized i was ordering on for an "manual" A/c unit and the part dosnt have as many connectors on it. I cant find one for me, but I have NOT tried the dealership. I dont even try and buy things like that from them, they tend to charge tooooo much for me.

Use the pictures above, they will help you get right to it. I would take the resistor out completely and drive over to the dealership WITH IT so you can compare the part you have to the one they are selling you. Not sure about the jeeps but on alot of cars they have updated them and the resistor looks sightly diffrent on the outside. Just make sure its got as many plug connections as yours. Good luck and keep us updated
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I actually got a WAY cheaper part on my resistor and harness at the nearest jeep dealer.

Napa wanted 89.00 for the resistor and 70-100 for the harness.

Jeep dealer charged 26 and change for the resistor and 29 for the harness.

I have the 4 pin resistor for manual controls.

thanks to the OP this is very useful for first time replacements.
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post #34 of 56 Old 03-31-2013, 03:21 PM
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Moved Post Here:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/bl...l#post15224423

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post #35 of 56 Old 03-31-2013, 03:22 PM
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PS. I so did not realize this was a Cherokee subtopic until just now.
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post #36 of 56 Old 05-04-2013, 10:33 PM
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Awsome thank you so much for showing us this. The dealer wanted way to much to fix this.
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post #37 of 56 Old 05-10-2013, 07:49 AM
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So, I am one of the lucky few who dont have a resistor. I have a blower power module. Which is a cool $100 at the dealer. I couldn't find it at any parts stores...
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post #38 of 56 Old 05-10-2013, 02:06 PM
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Thank you for taking the time to do it well.

My blower motor (on auto. temp. control system) is starting to go. Now, I have a template to follow in repairing it.

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post #39 of 56 Old 05-11-2013, 11:48 AM
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Hmmmm, I got mine at autozone for $10. no joke

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post #40 of 56 Old 06-14-2013, 04:30 PM
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FWIW, the blower motors on each of my 4 GC's ('97 ZJ, '00 & '03 WJ's & '08 WK) have died after ~5 yrs. The '08 WK (with) ATC is starting to act up now. Every so often, I have to smack the glove box to get it to run. Once it starts, it runs reasonably well.

The motor needs to be replaced, but it comes as a sub-assembly with the fan wheel attached.

This thread was great, because I couldn't see how to get the glovebox out damage-free. Thank you.

BTW: GC's with ATC have an electronic board in place of the resistor.

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post #41 of 56 Old 07-01-2013, 06:33 PM
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@colinzj, THANK YOU!! really appreciate the details with picture. It sure saved me some $$, above all had the great satisfaction of having repaired it myself.

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post #42 of 56 Old 07-26-2013, 04:40 PM
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My part does not look like the OP picture are there more than one part number for various years?


Is this a part number for it 04885482ac/a

and is this what it looks like?

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post #43 of 56 Old 07-27-2013, 03:02 PM
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I found this write up after I posted my problem with my blow motor resistor. However I am happy I took it to the garage because there was damage to the wiring harness. My friend works at the garage and did the install and told me it took longer then normal due to that. Cost me $42.

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post #44 of 56 Old 09-15-2013, 09:30 AM
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that was the part!!!!!

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I went back and checked the wire harness after the symptoms started again and it was burnt. The resistor seem fine, no damage. I found the parts on justforjeeps.com. I am going to try to replace it, the wire harness seemed lose. Hopefully that will fix it, if not then I will replace the blower.

link here: http://www.justforjeeps.com/blmore.html

Part number - 5191797AA
Thats it right there! Advanced auto had no clue what i needed and ordered me some 50.oo part that was not correct at all even though it says so in their system. thanks for the link. just ordered it!! Well actually, the resistor wasnt the issue, it was the harness itself. even though that link is correct, the same site has the correct harness too! Either way, thanks for the lead!!!

http://www.justforjeeps.com/recoforre.html

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post #45 of 56 Old 10-25-2013, 07:25 AM
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Thank You. Fixing my Sisters commander as soon as the part arrives. Replaced the resistor in my Wrangler 3 times in 6 years.
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