I have a 2005 Mazda Tribute and after starting the car yesterday only the high settings of the fan for the heater, defrost, etc. now work. Not sure if it was a fuse that shorted out that caused the lower settings of the fan to not work suddenly. Any ideas of what could cause this?


Asked by JoshMo1969 Nov 14, 2017 at 08:34 PM about the 2005 Mazda Tribute s 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Fan blower only works on high setting and lower settings
stopped working all of a sudden

5 Answers


The blower motor resistor needs replacing.

2 people found this helpful.

Easy fix, blower resistor, twenty bucks at AZ or oreillys and little hands to fit in back of blower behind glove compartment

Hey I have the exact same issue we’re you able to fix it

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