Vent problem - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 08-01-2010, 11:08 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
Comisserate2017 is on a distinguished road
Vent problem

I bought my 2006 Wrangler brand new and love it!!! Recently, however, I've encountered a problem where the vent will only blow out air when it's on the High position. So, it's either blowing at full speed or not at all. I thought it might have been a fuse or a wiring problem, but if that was the case, it wouldn't work at all. Any ideas?
Comisserate2017 is offline   Quote
Old 08-01-2010, 11:23 PM   #2
IndyJeepMan's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 3,402
IndyJeepMan is on a distinguished road
check the knob. I know it sounds stupid but when I bought mine the knob wasnt on right so even though it was turned down it actually wasnt. Other than that you might wanna take the dash apart and check wires. Its only a few bolts to get to it..

1980 CJ7
3.9L Cummins POWER!
Follow my build, its cool and stuff:]
IndyJeepMan is offline   Quote
Old 08-01-2010, 11:24 PM   #3
DevilDogDoc's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Yucca Valley CA 20 miles from JV
Posts: 2,362
DevilDogDoc is on a distinguished road
Blower resistor switch is probably bad, they do it all the time.
Violence may not be the answer but it sure cuts down on the stupid questions
DevilDogDoc is offline   Quote
Old 08-02-2010, 07:16 AM   #4
cabin_guy's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: In the woods, Muskoka Ontario
Posts: 41
cabin_guy is on a distinguished road
I think there's a resisor on the fire wall behind the glove box that craps out, pretty common
cabin_guy is offline   Quote
Old 08-02-2010, 07:48 AM   #5
NHrubicon's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 844
NHrubicon is on a distinguished road
The blower resistor is mounted behind the glove box...really hard to find until someone shows you where to find it and then 'duh''s right there. Easy to replace, and is covered under warranty if you still have warranty. My 03 is on the 3rd one already-and it had been replaced before I got it to begin with. VERY common factory defect, same on cherokees. There is a schematic to build a new one with radio shack parts-my son did it for his cherokee-but for the time it takes, worth just buying the new part and asking the parts man to show you in the book where it is. Although friend of mine did have a defective switch knob on his sahara, it isn't the knob or wiring-it's the blower resistor. And there is no way to replace the knob with an older model reostat type...I looked into it and you can't make it fit in there. So you are stuck. Don't get a used one from the salvage yard-it will probably go bad shortly after you install it anyways. My replacement one is now going on 3 years old and hanging in there....
NHrubicon is offline   Quote
Old 08-02-2010, 10:06 AM   #6
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 30
secondhandloser is on a distinguished road
Originally Posted by DevilDogDoc View Post
Blower resistor switch is probably bad, they do it all the time.
This happened on my XJ-- it was the resistor...

secondhandloser is offline   Quote

2006 wrangler vent

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2004 Rubicon Transmisson Problem King of Beers TJ Tech Forum 5 12-06-2012 03:13 PM
throttle position sensor voltage problem scout800 YJ Tech Forum 0 07-21-2010 09:09 PM
problem after problem... 1991 Wrangler YJ Renegade YJ Tech Forum 2 07-10-2010 10:27 PM
Shifting problem 93 Sahara borispsu General Jeep Discussion 4 04-24-2010 05:17 PM
Timin, fuel/air problem, please help! Ramon2 YJ Tech Forum 5 02-11-2010 08:17 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:33 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner