Is a car blower motor covered under warranty?
A part warranty covers the capacitors, fan motors, blower motors, relays, transformers, contactors, heat strips, etc. and in some warranty plans the evaporator coil and the condenser coil. Even though a system has a part warranty major problems happen after the warranty period and could cost you money.
When to replace a heater blower motor resistor?
If your fan is stuck on high, you likely have a bad heater blower motor resistor, and should schedule to have it replaced. What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Heater Blower Motor Resistor? Blower motor only operates at 2 speeds instead of 4 speeds. Blower motor is not functioning (no air from vents).
Do you need dealer servicing to Keep Your Warranty?
Many dealers also angled for dealer servicing by saying genuine parts were either required or highly recommended in order to keep the warranty intact. The problem here is that genuine car parts can be much more expensive than their aftermarket counterparts.
When does extended warranty kick in at dealer?
A number of the dealers we spoke to said cars needed to be serviced at the dealer the whole time in order to keep the extended warranty. The ACCC guidance says that extended warranties usually kick in at the completion of the manufacturer’s warranty.
When does the manufacturer’s warranty go into effect?
Drivers typically experience short-term problems within the first few years of ownership with their vehicle. During this period, the manufacturer’s warranty is still in effect. The extended warranty kicks in during a sweet spot when fewer repairs are required for most cars.
What to do if your heater blower motor is damaged?
If the heater blower motor has been damaged by a fluid leak, then another component of your vehicle is malfunctioning and needs to be addressed. Inspect electrical circuits to check for power and proper grounding to motor. Remove and replace the faulty motor. Confirm that the heater is working.
How much does heater blower motor resistor replacement cost?
How much does Car Heater Blower Motor Resistor Replacement cost? Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings 2008 Mercury Mariner $116 $36.44 $79.99 19% 2012 BMW 328i $312 $232.48 $79.99 8% 2014 Lexus IS250 $162 $82.04 $79.99 14% 2015 Porsche Panamera $333 $221.07 $111.98 10%
How can I change the speed of the blower motor?
You are able to control the speed of the motor through switches, buttons, and dials on the dashboard. The motor contains a resistor which allows it to change the speed of the fan. Without this part you will not be able to change the speed of the airflow from the blower motor.
When can your car dealer void your vehicle’s warranty?
If we go back to the failed engine example, your warranty for your vehicle electronics can’t be voided if the warranty for your engine is voided. Just as your warranty can’t be voided and warranty repairs can’t be denied simply because you had someone else perform maintenance, the same applies if you use aftermarket or recycled parts.