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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1996-2007 Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable AC Heater Fan Speed Resistor Replacement

Fits years: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

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Tools required:

  • 8mm socket/ratchet with extension

Step 1: Pry and remove the trim panel that lines the area near the PASSENGER's feet.

Step 2: Open the glove compartment. Disengage the retaining clips (2) that keep the glove compartment upright, and lower the compartment. The resistor is now exposed.

Step 3: Disconnect the fan speed resistor's wiring harness (1).

Step 4: Using the 8mm socket/ratchet with an extension, loosen and remove the 8mm bolts (2) that secure the resistor to the vehicle.

Step 5: You can now remove the fan speed resistor.

Step 6: Insert the new fan speed resistor, and secure its position by tightening the 8mm bolts (2).

Step 7: Connect the wiring harness (1) to the new fan speed resistor.

Step 8: Re-engage the clips (2) that hold the glove compartment in place.

Step 9: Reattach the trim panel near the PASSENGER'S feet.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

96 1996, 97 1997, 98 1998, 99 1999, 00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005, 06 2006, 07 2007 Ford Taurus Replacement Instructions

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