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3/12/14 8:31pm - Original Message: 'Blower motor on at start up'
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When I turn my key on at start up I can hear the ac/ heater blower motor running. Is it normal for the blower motor (fan) to run with the climate control in the off position? Even though the fan itself doesn't have an off position. If not, what could be the cause?
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3/12/14 9:49pm - Reply: 'Re: Blower motor on at start up'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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The Rook said: Even though the fan itself doesn't have an off position.


You answered yer own question...Wink
A/C cars run the fan at super low speed anytime the key is on. It's part of the cabin ventilation scheme.
Non-A/C cars do have an "Off" position for the fan.
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3/14/14 8:56pm - Reply: 'Re: Blower motor on at start up'
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Thanks Joel. You make me sound smart without me knowing it.

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