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2000 Ford Focus Heater fan not turning. Blows 30 Amp fuse. Replaced resistor left of blower under glove compartment. Still have problem..

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Well,you eliminated the resistor,so it probably means the blower motor has shorted out.Either that or something has gotten into the blower wheel and jammed it. If you can bypass the resistor and just put 12 volts into the motor,do it.But don't hold it long,as a direct short can cause a fire without a fuse to blow for safety.
In other words,prepare to buy a new heater blower motor. don-ohio

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This should be fairly simple. I have uploaded a PDF file to Filesonic.com that contains both the Power Distribution Diagram for Fuse #64 and the Heater Circuits for your 2000 Ford Focus. You can download this file for FREE at the link below. Please note that if you do not have an account with Filesonic, you can still downdload the file for free, but you must use the "Slower Download" link at the bottom of the page. You will then see a timer running in about the center of the page. Once the timer runs out, it will give you a captcha code to enter in order to start the download. This file will only be available on Filesonic for 3 days, so you might want to save a copy to your computer for future reference.

http://www.filesonic.com/file/3040758464/2000_Ford_Focus_Heater_Circuits.pdf

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