Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 6-CYL 1988-1995 Repair Information

Blower Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Except Premier and Monaco

See Figures 1 through 8

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the glove box assembly, lower right side instrument panel trim cover and right cowl trim panel, as required. Disconnect the blower lead wire connector.
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  5. If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, disconnect the 2 vacuum lines from the recirculating door actuator and position the actuator aside.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Blower motor housing cover



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Fig. Fig. 2: Blower motor and wheel assembly



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the spring-type retaining clip to separate the wheel from the blower motor

  1. Remove the 2 screws at the top of the blower housing that secure it to the unit cover.
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  3. Remove the 5 screws from around the blower housing and separate the blower housing from the unit.
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  5. Remove the 3 screws that secure the blower assembly to the heater or air conditioning housing and remove the assembly from the unit. Remove the fan from the blower motor by removing the spring-type retaining ring from the center of the blower wheel. Note the location of the fan-to-blower motor assembly for correct installation.
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Fig. Fig. 4: To gain access to the blower motor, unplug the electrical connectors from the glove box lamp, ...



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Fig. Fig. 5: ... then remove the glove box assembly from the dash panel



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove all of the retaining screws, then extract the motor housing from under the dash panel



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Fig. Fig. 7: Unfasten the three blower motor assembly mounting screws and remove the blower motor



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Fig. Fig. 8: Compress and slide the spring clip off the drive shaft, then remove the fan from the motor

To install:
  1. Slide the blower wheel onto the new blower motor shaft and install the spring type retaining ring to hold it in place. Make certain to position the wheel on the motor in the same place as before removal.
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  3. Position the blower motor in the heater/air conditioning unit and secure in place with the 3 screws.
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  5. Install the blower housing onto the unit and secure in place with the 5 retaining screws.
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  7. Install the 2 screws at the top of the blower housing, securing it to the unit cover.
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  9. Attach the blower lead wire connector and the two vacuum hoses (vehicles with A/C).
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  11. Install the glove box.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable and check the blower motor for proper operation.
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Premier and Monaco

See Figure 9

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Detach the electrical connector from the coolant reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Remove the coolant reservoir retaining strap and move the reservoir aside.
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  7. Remove the coolant reservoir mounting bracket. Disconnect the electrical wires from the blower motor.
  8.  
  9. Remove the blower motor cover, if so equipped.
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  11. Remove the blower motor mounting bolts and the blower motor.
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Fig. Fig. 9: Blower motor retaining screw and electrical connector locations

To install:
  1. Install the new blower motor into its hole. Tighten the blower motor mounting bolts until snug.
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  3. Install the blower motor cover.
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  5. Plug the electrical connectors back into the blower motor.
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  7. Install the coolant reservoir mounting bracket and coolant reservoir. Install the coolant reservoir retaining strap to secure the reservoir in place.
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  9. Attach the electrical connector to the coolant reservoir.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable and check the entire climate control system for proper operation.
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