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BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor

Part No. RU1076 Warranty  

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BWD blower motor resistors are manufactured to meet or exceed OE performance.
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BWDHVAC Blower Motor Resistor
 
5.0

(based on 17 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (9)
    • Small cars (4)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Auto enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (7), Truck enthusiast (5), Casual driver (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13)

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    5.0

    Exact part to get the job done!

    By Mike

    from Frederick, MD

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Easy to install
    • Perfect Fit

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Cars

      Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

      This part was the perfect fit for my 2004 mustang since the A/C & heater fan would only work on high speed. It took about 15 minutes to replace.

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      5.0

      Works like Advertised

      By Dustin

      from Bowerston, Ohio

      About Me Casual Driver

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      Level 2

      Pros

      • Exact Oe Fit

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

        After ordering the part and getting it installed it worked like it should. my truck fan lost the two lower speeds and I didn't know what was wrong until I was talking to someone and they had the same issue. It is a pain to get a clear view of were it is located to even see the screws. Your kind of working blind.

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        5.0

        Great factory replacement

        By wrenchin883

        from Hunlock Creek , PA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

          My blower motor only worked on the high speed setting in my 1997 Ford Expedition. This part fit great and fixed my problem. Install was quick and easy.

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          5.0

          Blower motor resistor

          By jtstar

          from Concord Ne

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Level 2

          Pros

          • High-Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

            Very happy with the outcome of this product now my heater works right

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            • No

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It fit and worked

            By Barnical Bill

            from New Jersey

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Easy To Swap Out

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                easy to swap out, 8mm socket an a long extension. a nut driver would also work. located on firewall, near back of glove box. 10 minuite job....

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                5.0

                As Expected

                By Pete

                from Western PA

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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                Level 1

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                      The part looked slightly different than the part removed because of the configuration of the resistors on the back but it fit fine and the fan now works.

                      The part I removed from the 1997 Ford F150 was so rusted it crumbled in my hand.

                      The most difficult part of the repair was finding the part location. The service manual I had purchased for the truck did a poor job of showing the location but fortunately in todays world there were You Tube videos showing the replacement. Once located and using a mirror to see up behind the blower ducts it was a simple replacement.

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                      5.0

                      Works Great

                      By Al

                      from NY

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 2

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Large Cars
                        • Trucks

                        Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                        Once I removed the old rusted blades out of the connector, plugged it in and it worked great.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Just what was needed and excellent value

                        By Jerry

                        from Somerville, Mass

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Excellent value

                        Cons

                        • Behind Glovebox
                        • Difficult install

                        Best Uses

                        • 97 Expedition

                        Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                        Product just as described. Only issue was location of resistor behind glovebox up under inside passanger side. AA pointed me to a local service station with experience and they installed it in 30 minutes.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Exact replacement

                        By Erjruss

                        from New Jersey

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars
                          • Small Cars
                          • Trucks

                          Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                          Exact fit replacement.

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                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          An exact match for a great price!

                          By Scott from Chicago

                          from Chicago, Illinois

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 1

                          Pros

                          • Affordable
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Small Cars

                            Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                            In perfect condition at a great price. It fit in place perfectly.

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                            • Q:

                              Where is the resistor located on a 2003 supercrew?
                              Asked on 7/30/2013 by Stump from Columbus, GA

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                The blower motor resistor should be located above the passenger side firewall in an A/C duct. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 7/30/2013 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Where is resistor located on a 2000 F-150
                              Asked on 12/1/2012 by kab570 from Pine Grove Pa.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Blower Motor Resistor -(Part No. RU1076)
                                In your 2000 Ford F-150, the Blower Motor Resistor is located under the glove box, take off the box to get it. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                                Answered on 12/2/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                            • Q:

                              where is the resistor located on 2004 f150
                              Asked on 5/20/2012 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                The blower motor resistor on your 2004 Ford F-150 should be located behind and below the glove box and this BWD Blower Motor Resistor - part# RU1076 fits your 2004 Ford F-150.

                                Answered on 5/21/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              99 ford f250 super duty
                              blower works on high. will the resistor cause this problem? an where is it located? i have a 7.3 diesel
                              Asked on 11/18/2011 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                The resistor should have burnt out. The blower speed switch switches in different resistors in series with the motor. More resistance, lower speed. "High" is no resistor in series, just the motor. The resistors are usually mounted together on a block, and usually stick through the blower housing into the airflow to cool the resistors.

                                Answered on 11/19/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Where is the resistor located on a 1999 ford expedition
                              Asked on 7/30/2011 by Dick from wisc

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                It is under the glove box, take off the box to get it.

                                Answered on 8/1/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Does the resistor work with the compressor. My 2003 Ford Escape 2.0L, has problems maintaining cold air. The air is cold some times and not at other times. I have had it checked out with my mechanic. Still after a few checks its seems to still be running wrongly. Could the resistor be the possible issue?
                              Asked on 9/25/2010 by Gus from Miami, FL

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                                A:

                                The blower motor resistor uses different amounts of resistance to control the speed of the blower fan.

                                Answered on 9/25/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                              • VERIFIED BUYER

                                A:

                                no it only works the blower motor. there are other systems that regulate the compressor.

                                Answered on 10/23/2010 by guy who fixes brothers truck from Pittsburgh,PA
                            • Q:

                              where is it located on an 2000 F-250
                              Asked on 8/21/2010 by rookey from NC

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Most blower motor resistors are located in the dashboard, on the firewall, or near the blower motor.

                                Answered on 8/24/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                              • A:

                                In the engine compartment, on firewall, passenger side, next to and just below blower motor. It has an electrical connector and is held on by two screws. I just looked at mine.

                                Answered on 12/20/2010 by John from New Bern NC
                            • Q:

                              whare is it located?
                              Asked on 7/13/2010 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                Without knowing the vehicle information, we are unable to give an accurate answer. On most vehicles that I have seen however, they are located near the blower motor. The blower motor is usually located behind the dashboard.

                                Answered on 7/13/2010 by Mike from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I have a 2002 ford f150, the blower keeps coming on by itself, killing the battery when not running with key out
                              Asked on 6/19/2010 by purvis

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Sounds like the relay has developed some kind of "short" in the system.

                                Answered on 7/29/2010 by Mike from AAP
                            • Q:

                              were is this at on the car 2000 ford mustang 3.8l v6
                              Asked on 4/17/2010 by ed from myrtle beach sc 29579

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                Usually, these are located near the blower motor which is usually located under/behind the dash on the passenger side.

                                Answered on 7/9/2010 by Mike from AAP
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