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How to Replace a Heater and A/C Blower Motor

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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

Parts
  • Blower Motor
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Difficulty

Moderate

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Steps

Safety Tip: Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.
1
Locate the heater and A/C blower motor under the passenger side dash. Removing the dash may be necessary to access the blower motor on some vehicles. 7266
Note: On older vehicles, the blower motor may be located in the engine compartment on the passenger side firewall.
2
Disconnect the blower motor electrical connector.
3
Remove the retaining screws to the blower motor assembly.
4
Remove the box and blower motor assembly.
5
Remove the blower motor retaining screws. Remove the motor from the box.
6
Compare the new blower motor to the old one to verify that you have the correct part. Install the new motor into the box and tighten the retaining screws. Re-install the blower motor assembly.
7
Connect the blower motor electrical connector.
8
Operate the heating and A/C system. Verify that the blower motor operates at all speeds and that the system produces hot and cold air.
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