2010 Forester XT 4EAT
I have the manual HVAC controls. So over the winter my blower motor started not working on a couple of speeds and then working and not working and doing that for awhile. I ordered a new oem resistor and never got it installed yet. I know this might sound like a dumb question, but I swear somewhere I read said this could also cause the engine to overheat. Today after waiting in a long drive-thru, I was on my way home and the temp light came on briefly. I was only about 3/4 of a mile from home and I turned the climate control temp to hot and it went off and stayed off then the rest of the way home. Of course I couldn't use the blower. I waited for the car to cool down, checked the coolent and it's full, the radiator is new (was installed last year and no leaks) and I checked the main fan and sub fan fuses under the hood and they are both good. I started the car again and turned the AC on and the fans both work. So I'm going to replace the blower fan resistor inside the car tomorrow, but it doesn't seem like that would be related, or is it?