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Re: Blower motor extraction
According to NED BENNETT:
> >...blower motor...
> You're trying to do this job the right way...try doing it the wrong way!
> (which is probably the right way).
> Pry the air box up with a large screwdriver..just lever it down between the
> metal bulkhead and the air box..right on the seam up the middle of the air
> box. There is a prybar sized step right there on the plastic to help you.
> Once the box is up, you can see two of the three phillips screws that hold
> in the fan & motor. They're on the passenger side of the air box assembly
> at the end of the big flexible air inlet hose. Take out the two screws.
> Now comes the moment of decision...am I going to be smart or terminally
> perfectionist & anal??? I think a smart person will push down on the air
> inlet for the fan & break off the ear for the bottom screw. You may prefer
> not to in which case I will not tell.
> Pull the old fan assembly out, align & install the new one, & put it all
> back together. Twenty minutes on a good day.
> ned bennett
Thanks for the advice Ned, I got the blower motor out. I looked
at the brushes and they are worn out. The bad part is that the
commutator is gone as well. I have an additional question. Does
the replacement motor come with a squirrel cage or does that part
have to be transferred to the new motor?
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