200tq overheat problem

Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net
Wed Aug 10 19:49:13 EDT 2005

On Aug 10, 2005, at 1:56 AM, KWSTURTZ wrote:
> Does it have 3 wires attached with screws and nuts (posts) and is as
> wide as cigerette pack but about 2 times as long ?

Yes.  I believe it's also bright blue, if clean?  Been a long time  
since I looked in there, but yes, that's the appearance.

Failure of the resistor pack is exceptionally rare.  If the fan  
doesn't work at all, especially on a 1989 or later car, the fusable  
link is the first suspect for "it overheats when I get into traffic,  
it's fine on the highway".  Keep in mind a common failure is a  
hairline crack which self-welds itself, breaks, self-welds, etc.

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin

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