Climate control blower motor connector - quick fix.

tixer

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The blower motor for my climate control has been intermittent for a couple years now. I had a kid trained to wiggle the wire on command, so it was easy to put off.

It's so easy to get to, I didn't take photos of the location. Remove the plastic shroud beneath the glove box for access - it's 3 of those plastic push pins.

Once you're under there, everything is accessible. Unplug from the blower motor, and unplug from what I presume is the controller. The whole harness is only about 8" long. Why I couldn't just buy complete one of those, I don't know..

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I bought the "four seasons" branded replacement plug off rock auto. The connector itself is an exact match. Even stamped with the same Ford part number. (E6DB-14489-ALA if you're wondering) The wires however, are slightly smaller gauge than the original.

I cut the original two wires at an offset, so my splices wouldn't be near each other, and then slid some heat-shrink on each (as well as a single large heat shrink for both) and soldered everything together. I wasn't going to trust a crimp connector on something that obviously takes this much of a load.

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Here's the finished product. I definitely should have taken more photos, but it's been a while since I've done a write up. :)

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tixer

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That actually crossed my mind. I was surprised to not see "equal" damage on the white one, but it was perfect. Lucky (this time) I guess!
 
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