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'91 legacy heater fan works on high only


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#1 saw

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 02:17 PM

I've noticed over the past couple of days that my climate system fan works only when it's set on the number 4 or high position. The first 3 settings, now, do nothing. I assume, from what I've gleaned off the web, that this has something to do with a bad resistor of some type. Where is this resistor located in a '91 Legacy, and any idea of the price? Thanks.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 02:34 PM

its kinda behind the glove box,you will have to remove the glovebox,you will see a connecter,pull off and there is screws that hold it in.it looks like a cage wiyh windings in it.maybe the plug is loose? never had to replace so dont know about price.im sure somebody will know.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 02:37 PM

Look under and behind the glove box. You might be able to reach it without removing the glove box.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 03:45 PM

You should be able to get to the resistor box from under the dash next to the blower motor. You are most likely going to have to go a scrap yard and pul it out of a car. If you can find them, get a few of them. People have tried soldering in resistors with mixed results. I dont know what subaru gtes for one, it may be just worth it to bite the bulit and get a new one, as this is a common failure with age.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 06:47 PM

Remove the glove box. It's two screws and when you do that, you'll be staring at the connector for the resistor pack.

It's the thing in this pic.
http://www.main.expe...mp/DCP_2945.JPG

remove the connector, and two screws. Pull it out and swap it for another one.

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Posted 23 November 2005 - 12:12 AM

Thanks to all who responded.

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Posted 23 November 2005 - 01:14 PM

Contact Toney at John and Phil's Toyota and Subaru in Oregon at subaruparts@johnphils.com. She just sent me a resistor pack for about $43 with shipping. I have yet to put it in. :brow:

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Posted 24 November 2005 - 01:45 PM

The problem that I had with mine was that alot of garbage had gotten into it and kept it from blowing at its full peak, also I had some trouble with the little connnecters on it, had to set them back just right.




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