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Heater Fan Works Only on High

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My 1009 Passion Coupe all of a sudden had a failure of the heater blower except on high. After some research, I removed the fan speed controller, located towards the front of the housing, just above the filter, and there is a small resistor looking item on the top connecting the tow outward connections. This is apparently a fuse. I simply crushed it, soldered it so the connection is good, and the fan now works on all speeds. I will try to purchase a fuse, and replace this, but figuring out the characteristics with Smart of America's attitude may prove to be difficult. I think it is a 5 amp thermal fuse.

Any help or suggestions?
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Can anyone tell me where the resistors are that control the 1, 2, and 3 rd speed settings for the AC / heater fan in the 2008 - 2009 Smart
On the driver's side, just above where you put the cabin filter in. You will see the wires :)
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