Catera 2000-2001

Removal & Installation

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CAUTION
Unplug the blower motor before removal. Blower motor case contact with any ground may start the fan and cause personal injury.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the instrument panel carrier.
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  5. Remove the defogger outlet vent duct.
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  7. Remove the SIR mounting bracket bolts.
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  9. Remove the SIR mounting bracket.

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    Fig. SIR mounting bracket

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  11. Remove the blower motor housing screws.

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    Fig. Blower motor housing screws

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  13. Remove the blower motor housing.
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  15. Remove the blower motor screws.
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  17. Remove the blower motor from the blower motor housing.

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    Fig. Separating blower motor from housing

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To install:

  1. Install the blower motor to the blower motor housing.
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  3. Install the blower motor screws and tighten to 35 inch lbs (4 Nm).
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  5. Install the blower motor housing.
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  7. Install the blower motor housing screws tighten to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
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  9. Install the defogger outlet duct.
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  11. Install the SIR mounting bracket.
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  13. Install the SIR mounting bracket bolts tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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  15. Install the instrument panel carrier.
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