really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

May 151998


  • miles
When switch failed, the smell of melted plastic filled the cab of the truck. When I removed the componet the back of the switch had melted. I have yet to replace the blower motor resistor, because I can't find it. The fuse in the fuses and the relay didn't blow.

- Warner Robins, GA, USA