ES300 1992-1997

Removal & Installation

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Specific to:

Lexus ES300 1992-1996

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    CAUTION
    Before servicing components near or affected by the SRS (air bag) system, read and observe all SRS Service Precautions. Refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), in the Chassis Electrical section. Failure to observe all precautions may result in accidental airbag deployment, personal injury, or death.

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait at least 3 minutes for the SRS memory to drain.
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  5. For 1992-93 models, remove the lower finish panel and the No. 2 undercover. Refer to Instrument Panel Removal & Installation in the Body Interior section.
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  7. For 1994-96 models, remove the glove compartment. Refer to Instrument Panel Removal & Installation in the Body Interior section.
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  9. Remove the two screws and the connector bracket.

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    Fig. Connector bracket mounting screws

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  11. Disconnect the blower motor connector.
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  13. Remove the three screws and remove the blower motor.

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    Fig. Remove the screws and the blower motor

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Specific to:

Lexus ES300 1997-1999

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    CAUTION
    Before servicing components near or affected by the SRS (air bag) system, read and observe all SRS Service Precautions. Refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), in the Chassis Electrical section. Failure to observe all precautions may result in accidental airbag deployment, personal injury, or death.

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait at least 3 minutes for the SRS memory to drain.
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  5. Remove the right-hand cowl side trim.
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  7. Remove the right-hand front door scuff inside plate.
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  9. Remove the No. 2 panel under cover. Refer to Instrument Panel Removal & Installation in the Body Interior section.
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  11. Remove the 2 connector bracket set screws.

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    Fig. Remove the 2 connector bracket set screws

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  13. Remove the blower motor:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
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    3. Remove the 3 screws and blower motor.

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      Fig. Remove the screws and the blower motor

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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