A/C-Heater blower motor fix
dak at rochester.rr.com
Fri Aug 23 15:43:15 EDT 2002
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I can say that I HAVE removed the blower motor from the heater box, with
the box still mostly attached to the car. It involves keeping the heater
box pried up as much as possible (in the front) and flexing the squirrel
cage a little. A couple years later, I did remove the whole damn thing
for the heater core placement.
I will say, that after so much time, it doesn't hurt to clean out that
heater box and replace the foam seals! Some weather stripping from Home
Depot was great for the duct seals. I used the 3M butal (sp?) tape that
they use to stick car windshields in place when I sealed the air box
back to the fire wall.
Bernie Benz wrote:
>Steve, I believe that yours is wrong advice, having done two. The blower
>can not be removed without first removing the heater air box from the car.
>>From: Steven Hauptmann <hauptmanns at MAIL.LLR.STATE.SC.US>
>>Congratulations on your acquisition of a wonderful car.
>>I replaced my blower motor when I did the heater core, so my box was already
>>out. This is the way Bentley says it must be done, however...
>>I seem to remember posts where the blower can be changed WITHOUT removing
>>the housing, so check the archives. I've heard it's tricky (a friend w/ a
>>5ktq did it), and may require some force to get it out...but I know it can
>>South Carolina, USA
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