Re:Resistor question

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From: J38AL@aol.com
Date: Thu Aug 15 2002 - 20:37:23 CDT


>I installed and I now have the three speeds but the windings on the
>resistor
>get red hot.

Those wire wound resistors used for auto heater/AC blower motor speed MUST be
mounted in the air duct for use. The blower motor is also used to cool the
resistor besides cool (or heat) the car interior. They will overheat without
cooling. Most of the blower motors draw about 10 to 15 amps, and some close
to 20.

Al, N2ZHS
Scotia, NY


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