Alero, Grand Am 1999-2005

Removal & Installation

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The blower motor and fan are located in the lower right hand corner of the HVAC module. Service this component as an assembly only.


CAUTION
Before servicing any electrical component, the ignition key must be in the OFF or LOCK position and all electrical loads must be OFF, unless instructed otherwise in these procedures. If a tool or equipment could easily come in contact with a live exposed electrical terminal, also disconnect the negative battery cable. Failure to follow these precautions may cause personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right closeout/panel insulator.
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  5. Move the Body Control Module (BCM) aside.
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  7. Disconnect the electrical connections at the blower motor.
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  9. Remove the blower motor retaining screws.
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  11. Remove the blower motor and fan assembly.

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    Fig. Blower motor mounting

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To install:

  1. Install the blower motor and fan assembly.
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  3. Install the retaining screws and tighten the screws to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  5. Connect the electrical connections.
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  7. Install the BCM into position.
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  9. Install the right closeout/insulator panel.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the negative battery cable bolt to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
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