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CARQUEST by BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor

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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 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small cars (3)
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    • Was this a gift?:
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(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good switch i will buy again

By 

from portsmouth, ohio

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Durable
  • High-Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

      good switch done the job I will buy again.

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      • No

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      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Better than New

      By 

      from conway, sc

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

          This is the second blower speed resister I installed in this car. Only this time I went for the better one not the lower price. Smart move, this one had the entire circuit board sealed in a rubber/latex coating. That was not the case on the cheep one and thats why it corroded at exposed circuits.

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          • Yes

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Cavalier Blower Motor Resistor

          By 

          from Stafford, VA

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Backyard Mechanic

          Level 1

          Pros

          • Reasonable Price

          Cons

          • DIFFICULT TO INSTALL

          Best Uses

          • Small Cars

          Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

          I replaced the blower motor resistor in a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier. I too, like the most of the other owners here lost all my fan speeds except high. PROS: This resistor was the best design since it's covered by the epoxy coating. It was also the best price, even beats other competitors. CONS: I'm not as young as I use to be, with that said, I attempted to take the resistor out with the seat in but, that didn't work. I then took the seat out and attempted again. The major drawback is the two screws that hold the resistor in place. If you don't have a socket set that has angled adapters be prepared for a difficult remove/install. I attempted to use a standard set but, after realizing that wouldn't work broke out the angled adapter to get the job done. Expect at least a two to three hour remove/install. Good luck!

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good replacement

          By 

          from Ohio

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Level 4

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Cars

            Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

            Used to replace corroded resistor in an 01 Cavalier. Gave me back the lowest two speeds I was missing. Also, this part has a protective coating on it to prevent the part from corroding, unlike the factory unit.

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            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Much higher quality over OEM

            By 

            from Garrettsville, OH

            About Me Auto-body Repair, Mechanic

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • High Quality
            • Inexpensive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Any compatible vehicle

              Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

              I ordered this part for my 2000 Chevy Cavalier Z24 to replace the OEM blower motor resistor that was failing. Out of the four fan speeds, only the two highest speeds functioned prior to replacing the resistor. In my Cavalier, I removed the blower itself (located on the passenger side wall under the glove box) then disconnected the OEM resistor which was obviously in poor condition. Replaced it with this BWD and now all my fan speeds are functioning again.

              The BWD blower motor resistor is designed very well. The black epoxy sealant they used to cover the entire PCB will give the resistor a much longer life than ones that don't utilize this epoxy. I am very pleased with the product and being able to order it online for in-store pick up was a breeze.

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              • No

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              blower motor resistor

              By 

              from Mt Vernon, Ohio

              Verified Buyer
              Level 3

              Pros

              • Coating fixes OE issues
              • Exact fit

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Anything it fits

              Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

              In my Cavalier, it was easier to install it if you take the passenger front seat out (four bolts). Much easier to remove blower motor, then access the blower motor resistor to replace it with this new one!

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              • Backyard Mechanic
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              • No

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              It works so well as old original part.

              By 

              from Bangor, PA

              Verified Buyer
              Level 3

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • High-Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Small Cars

                Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                Quick pick up the part at same day while ordered online.
                A quite bit difficult to replace on it under the dash but happy with it works so well. Also price is good deal.

                • Car & Truck:
                • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast
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                • No

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                (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fixed the problem!!

                By 

                from West Melbourne FL

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Looks more sturdy than OE

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BWD HVAC Blower Motor Resistor:

                    Only time will tell but I have a feeling that if AC Delco had put the protective coating on the OEM part I wouldn't have had to replace it. Plus it was cheaper than the AC Delco part.

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                    • Q:

                      I have a2000 cavalier. the blower motor will only run on high, will this resistor repair the problem or do i need the switch?
                      Asked on 10/9/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Yes, it because of the blower motor resistor only.

                        Answered on 10/10/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Where is and what do I need to do to replace the blower motor resister on my 1999 Chevy Cavalier? I only have the 2 fastest speeds.
                      Asked on 2/15/2011 by Ed from Endicott N.Y.

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        It is located under the dash on the passenger side of the car right behind the blower motor. You will need a wrench set & socket set to replace the blower motor resistor.

                        Answered on 2/16/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                    • Q:

                      How do u get at the screww behind the switch????
                      Asked on 12/4/2010 by Anonymous from port byron ny

                      2 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                        Answered on 12/13/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                      • A:

                        I used a swivel and a flexible extension to get mine.

                        Answered on 4/5/2011 by lanman31337 from Pittsburgh PA
                    • Q:

                      where would this be located at on a 98 chev. cavalier.
                      Asked on 11/7/2010 by Anonymous

                      2 answers

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                        A:

                        Under the passenger dashboard/glove box.

                        Answered on 11/8/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                      • A:

                        On my 2000 I had to remove the blower fan and it sits right behind it. The hardest part is putting a wrench on the 2nd screw that is hidden behind the plug.

                        Answered on 11/26/2010 by Paul from West Melbourne FL
                    • Q:

                      Where precisely is this item located on the vehicle? Is it easily accessible?
                      Asked on 9/20/2010 by Anonymous from St. Augustine. FL.

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle in question.

                        Answered on 9/20/2010 by Mike from AAP
                    • Q:

                      does this control the fan speed? if not what is that part called
                      Asked on 7/31/2010 by jr from columbus, ohio

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Yes, I believe that it is.

                        Answered on 8/1/2010 by Mike from AAP
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