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CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor

Part No. RU1321 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

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CARQUEST by BWDBlower Motor Resistor
 
3.2

(based on 13 reviews)

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    (3)

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    (1)

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    (3)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

A happy wife is a happy life

Mine of course went out in the first cold week of winter and my wife was not happy driving to work in the cold. But I was very happy with this product. It may...Read complete review

Mine of course went out in the first cold week of winter and my wife was not happy driving to work in the cold. But I was very happy with this product. It may not look like the original part out of the box but it works just as well. The only down side is you have to splice the wires for the new clip going into the unit. The only suggestion I would have to someone installing is make sure the connector is toward the front and not the back. If the connector is toward the back you don't get very much length for the wires going to the blower and makes for a tight fit.

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Cord is not long enough

Cord that connects the blower is NOT long enough on a 2003 envoy. Had to splice and extend it.

Cord that connects the blower is NOT long enough on a 2003 envoy. Had to splice and extend it.

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5.0

Worked great now I have a/c

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from Beaufort, sc

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Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

Great transaction easy fix

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5.0

easy install to existing wiring

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from Tug Hill NY

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Pros

  • Easy Installation

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

    Easy installation without hacking into wire harness .Simply remove wire retaining clip from both new and old plugs and use a pick tool or small screwdriver to release wire and pin from socket.Then the three wires from original socket will clip into new socket.Install wire retaining clip and plug in.

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    5.0

    easy install to existing wiring

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    from Tug Hill NY

    Pros

    • Installs Without Cutting

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

        Easy install, pull wire socket retention clips in new and original connectors and using a small screwdriver or pick tool release pins with wires attached from connector. exchange red , black, and purple wires to new connector .no need to cut or splice .2004 avalanche with auto air .

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        4.0

        had to modify

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        from kansas city,KS

        Level 1

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

        installed this in a 2005 trailblazer LT with the auto climate control,the old one fried and the blower would not shut off and lost the blower speed adjustment

        installing the module itself was eazy but the wireing harness had to be modifyed,the wires leading to the blower moter were too short so i had to reuse the factory one,cutting it off and added it with one that came the module

        dont know about the durability its only been installed for 24 hours but it does come with the 3 year warrenty

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        3 in 1 year

        By 

        from Alabama

        Pros

        • Good Warranty

        Cons

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            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

            I will be going tomorrow to get my 3rd resistor in a year. 1st one lasted a year, next lasted a week. This is a vehicle that I only use for about 5k miles per year. Last resistor didn't have 10 miles on it!

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            (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Works good, ggod price.

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            from Watertown, WI

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            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

            Fairly easy to install. Had to cut off the old three wire plug-in and splice wires. Works good.
            Got it for good price with online discount code of 35% off. I don't understand why GM doesn't make an OEM replacement for this part.

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            (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            WORKED FOR 4 MONTHS

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            from RAVENSWOOD WV

            Level 1

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

            WIRING HAD TO BE CUT AND SPLICED TO WORK AS IT WAS NOT COMPATIBLE TO MY CONNECTOR.IT DID BOLT RIGHT IN THOUGH.WE'LL SEE ABOUT THE 3 YEAR WARRANTY THIS EVENING

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            (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Kinda fits

            By 

            from SE, MI

            Pros

            • Blower Now Works

            Cons

            • Blower Now Works
            • Need To Splice Wires
            • Poor Fit
            • Wire To Blower Too Short

            Best Uses

              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

              Besides the listed Cons, to make the piece work in my Bravada I had to grind a bit off one of the end tabs to allow it to fit tight to the housing. If the outside temperature wasn't going to be below zero I would have looked for another option.

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              (12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              WIre Harness melted

              By 

              from Ohio

              Pros

              • Fit Affordable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                  Harness Melted after about 6 months, though the resistor was not damaged, I had to buy a complete replacement as the harness is not available seperatly.

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                  (16 of 35 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  was not an exact fit. had to return

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                  from monroe ga

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                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                  looking for an exact fit going to an acdelco part

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                  • Q:

                    I replaced blower motor resistor in my 2007 lt 5.3 trail blazer. Only getting half blower speed. Is there a high out put resistor
                    Asked on 3/13/2016 by Jack

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Jack, glad to help you! The CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor (Part No. RU1321) is the best part currently available online for your vehicle. I would suggest that you take your vehicle and get it thoroughly checked by a certified mechanic before buying any parts that may/may not solve the problem.

                      Answered on 3/14/2016 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    What does it mean when the specs for the blower motor resistor say with auto or without auto.
                    Asked on 7/8/2015 by surfertodd31 from Palm Coast, Fl.

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Surfertodd31, glad to help you! The blower motor resistor with auto refers to automatic temperature control.

                      Answered on 7/9/2015 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 Z series VIN

                    is it possible for a brand new one of these to work for a few days and then go bad? I replaced both the resistor and blower at the same time and the blower stopped working again and then started to only work intermittedly and now it stays on while the keys are NOT in it. have to pull the blower fuse under the hood to get it to turn off. Is this due to the extreme cold weather-5 degrees to 10 degrees the past few weeks? Additionally,it was louder and blew air faster than the OEM. Is there anything else that could be causing this issue?
                    Asked on 1/24/2014 by ndavis675 from Cincinnati Ohio

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi ndavis675, without the presence of the vehicle we could neither diagnose the problem nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not solve or be the problem.

                      Answered on 1/25/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I am needing a blower motor control module for my 2004 buick rainier 4.2l
                    and i needed to know if this one has the three pin terminal on top of it or do i need a wiring harness?
                    Asked on 11/2/2012 by stvnmoore from gaffney sc

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Yes, this BWD Blower Resistor - part# RU1321 has the three pin terminal and is an exact fit for your 2004 Buick Rainier. 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 11/5/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    DOES THIS HAVE THE 3 PIN TERMINAL????
                    Asked on 10/27/2012 by AARON from LINDEN MI.

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Sorry for the confusion caused. This BWD Blower Resistor - part# RU1321 has the 3 pin terminal. In order to check the exact fit, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle. For any further assistance, you may also 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 10/29/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    does this resistor also fit the duel zone units that is what is in my truck
                    Asked on 8/22/2012 by bill

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      We will need more information including the year, make, model, and engine size of your vehicle before we can make a suggestion. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to further assist you.

                      Answered on 8/22/2012 by Steve from AAP
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