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CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor

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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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  • State-of-the-art designs that meet or exceed OE specifications
  • Top-of-the-line quality and performance
  • With industry leading expertise, when original equipment fails our products are designed to fix the inherent failure issues
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CARQUEST by BWDBlower Motor Resistor
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

blower back to normal

By 

from Lakeland, Fl

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

    Can't be easier to replace. 2 phillips head screws and a connector. It was a 5 minute job and the AC blower was back o normal. No more sweating...

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    • No

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    5.0

    Resolved My Issue

    By 

    from USA

    About Me Driveway/garage mechanic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to install
    • Lifetime warranty

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

        This product is easy to install and comes with a lifetime warranty. Fixed my intermittent blower fan motor issue. Cost half of what the factory part cost.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        hvac blower resistor

        By 

        from dresden tn

        About Me Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

          worked great easy to install

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          • No

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          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR

          By 

          from DANVILLE, WV

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Quick to install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

            I WAS ABLE TO TAKE OUT THE OLD BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR AND REPLACE IT WITH THE NEW BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR IN A VERY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. ALL I NEEDED WAS A SCREWDRIVER. THIS BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR WAS VERY EASY TO INSTALL. THERE WAS NO MECHANIC NEEDED. THIS PART FIT PERFECTLY IN MY 2001 DODGE RAM, 1500, 4X4, EXTENDED CAB TRUCK. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT. IT DOES THE JOB. I ALSO REPLACED THE BLOWER MOTOR AND THE HEATER CORE DURING THIS PROCESS OF GETTING MY HEAT WORKING IN THE TRUCK AGAIN.

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            • No

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            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            worked just fine

            By 

            from Auburn IL

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                the blower motor only worked on high bought the resistor.My book doesn't show where it goes so looked found it. Not the easiest to get to but the new one went in the same as the original. The fitment was exact just like the product said. The blower works in all speeds. the location of the resistor is bad engineering wise. Mine had signs of moister and that was most likely the problem leading to the failure.I truely hope the bwd is built to resist the engineering flaws or else I feel it will just get moist and go bad as well.

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                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                BWD Blower Motor Resistor

                By 

                from Cottontown, TN

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy to install
                • Easy To Use
                • Good price

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trucks

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                  Fast service, picked it up the same day, easy to install, and great service.

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                  • No

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                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Worked as designed

                  By 

                  from Ohio

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                  Easy to order online and they had 20% off to boot. Thoroughly enjoyed my online experience with Advance Auto Parts.

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                  • No

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product would by again

                  By 

                  from Aurora, Co

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    it was an exact fit.

                    By 

                    from Long Island New York

                    Verified Buyer
                    Helpful Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Blower Motor Resistor:

                        Because this part was same shape as the OEM part it was easy to find and install.

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                        10 Questions | 12 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          Yes, I changed the Blower Motor Resistor, but the motor does not run. I checked all the fuses. Could the control switch be bad. The fan use to only work on high speed, but it doesn't work at all now.
                          Asked on 1/26/2013 by Hosie from Fort Walton Beach FL

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Wih reference to your inquiry on the BWD Blower Motor Resistor - part# RU876, the blower control switch may be the possible cause of the problem on your vehicle. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. 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 1/26/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          2001/Dodge Ram 1500ST, just where is this resistor located on my truck? Blower Motor Resistor. Is it to the left of the blower motor?/ Thanks
                          Asked on 1/24/2013 by Mike Hosie from Fort Walton Beach FL

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The blower motor resistor is accessible from the passenger side of the HVAC unit and is located at the bottom usually with two screws holding it in. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our technicians would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 1/25/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Where is this part on my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500. It use to run on high, but not at all now.
                          Asked on 1/24/2013 by Mike Hosie from fort Walton Beach

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            The blower motor resistor is accessible from the passenger side of the HVAC unit and is located at the bottom usually with two screws holding it in. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our technicians would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 1/25/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          my blower will not come on at all on my 98 jeep grand cherokee. it's not the motor because that works with a jumper wire directly to the battery. could this fix my problem and is this located near the blower motor?
                          Asked on 10/21/2012 by angie from middlesex county, VA

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The blower motor resistor may be the possible cause of the problem on your Jeep Grand Cherokee. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. This BWD Blower Motor Resistor - part# RU876 is an Exact Fit for your 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 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 10/22/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Where is blower relay on 96 dodge 3500 with 5.9 diesel?
                          Asked on 1/1/2012 by Diesel from Sioux Falls,SD

                          2 answers

                          • A:

                            Just left of the blower motor inside the cab on the passenger side

                            Answered on 8/23/2015 by DJ from Ontario Canada
                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            To know the exact location of this part, if you could please include the correct sub model of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                            Answered on 1/3/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                        • Q:

                          my heat only works on high and does not get very warm like it should will this fix both problems
                          Asked on 1/31/2011 by Anonymous from Fort Wayne In

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                            Answered on 2/1/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                        • Q:

                          My fan will not blow at all. The motor is fine so I know its not that. Could it be the resistor or is the fan switch bad? how can I find out definitely what the problem is without spending a lot of money?
                          Asked on 12/3/2010 by steve369 from Mt Washington, KY

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            It could be either one of those. With out being there with your vehicle, we have no way of diagnosing the cause 100%

                            Answered on 12/9/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                        • Q:

                          is this located near the blower on the right side under the dash. my blower only works on high only
                          Asked on 7/27/2010 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            That is where the blower motor resistor is usually located.

                            Answered on 7/27/2010 by Mike from AAP
                        • Q:

                          where is this located on a 2005 2500 doge ram
                          Asked on 7/10/2010 by bonnie from flour bluff texas

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The blower motor resistor is going to be located in the dashboard or on the firewall near the blower motor.

                            Answered on 7/10/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                        • Q:

                          were is this part loc.
                          and how do i tell if it is bad
                          and what problems can it cause
                          blower motor resistor
                          jeep 1997 grand
                          Asked on 6/15/2010 by bayboy from ky

                          2 answers

                          • A:

                            on my 95 grand limited...it is located under the glove box...accessible from the passenger footwell, and the symptom was the fan continued to run even when the keys were out of the vehicle. not sure if they moved the location by 97

                            Answered on 7/14/2010 by MrBones22 from Akron, OH
                          • VERIFIED BUYER

                            A:

                            This part is just to the left of the blower motor, it is very hard to see. Use a mirror or feel around for it. Its located in the heater box held in by two phillips screws. You know it is bad if you only have the high or just lower fan speeds. Check the fuse first. My mechanic wanted 150.00 to replace i did it for the price of the part from advanced auto parts took 15 min. after i found it. Blower moter is on the passanger side.

                            Answered on 6/24/2010 by alusgt from Valley Stream NY
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