Friday, April 20, 2012

How to Replace Blower Motor on Dodge & Chrysler?

Complete details and procedure to replace blower motor with its exact location and helpful diagrams.

Please Note that this Procedure Covers all U.S. and Canadian models of the Chrysler/Dodge Avenger, Chrysler Sebring Coupe and Dodge Stratus/ Stratus Coupe models for Year 1999 to 2005.

The blower motor replacing is as follows:---

  1. Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Glove box assembly
    Joint duct
    Blower fan and motor
    Air changeover damper motor
    Blower assembly
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    Lubricate the damper motor's slide contacts with multi-purpose grease

    Blower assembly into duct
    Air changeover damper motor and reconnect the electrical plug

    Blower fan and motor into the plenum and reconnect the electrical plug
    Resistor on the joint duct
    Joint duct to blower assembly
    Glove box assembly
The blower motor is located on the right side of the heater housing.
  1. Disconnect battery.
  2. Remove the lower right under panel silencer duct.
  3. Remove the blower motor connector from resistor block.
  4. Remove the blower motor case retaining screws.
  5. Lower blower motor case from housing
  6. Remove the fan scroll from motor shaft.
  7. Remove the motor from motor case. 

    Fig. Blower motor (1)
To install:
  1. Install the in reverse order of removal.

On vehicles equipped with airbags, disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the airbag system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the airbag system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment and possible personal injury or death.

  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the instrument panel silencer from the passenger side of the instrument panel.
    1. Remove two push-in fasteners under right end of instrument panel.
    2. Maneuver part off center floor distribution duct to remove.
  3. Disconnect the wire harness connector from the blower motor.
  4. Remove the three screws that secure the blower motor to the HVAC housing.
  5. Remove the blower motor from the HVAC housing by rotating and tilting the motor as needed for clearance of the blower wheel. 

    Fig. Blower wheel (1) and blower motor (2)
To install:
  1. Position the blower motor into the HVAC housing.
  2. Install the three screws that secure the blower motor to the HVAC housing. Tighten the screws to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
  3. Connect the wire harness connector to the blower motor.
  4. Install the instrument panel silencer onto the passenger side of the instrument panel.
  5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

These details will help.


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