GM Corsica/Beretta 1988-1996 Repair Guide

Blower Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

1988-89 Vehicles
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the electrical connections at the blower motor and blower resistor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the plastic water shield from the right side of the cowl.
  6.  
  7. On vehicles equipped with V6 engine and air conditioning, it may be necessary to remove the alternator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the blower motor retaining screws and then pull the blower motor and cage out.
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  11. Hold the blower motor cage and remove the cage retaining nut from the blower motor shaft.
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  13. Remove the blower motor and cage.
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  15. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of a typical blower motor and fan assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the blower motor mounting - 1990-96 vehicles shown, earlier vehicles similar

1990-96 Vehicles
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. For 3.1L engines, perform the following:
    1. Remove the serpentine drive belt.
    2.  
    3. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Detach the electrical connection(s) from the blower motor.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Unplug the blower motor electrical connection(s)

  1. Disconnect the motor cooling tube.
  2.  
  3. Remove the motor retaining bolts/screws, then remove the motor and fan assembly.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 4: Unfasten the blower motor mounting bolts/screws ...



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Fig. Fig. 5: ... then remove the blower motor and fan assembly from the vehicle

On 1991-96 models, the blower motor and fan is serviced as an assembly.

  1. If necessary, remove the nut from the blower motor shaft, then separate remove the fan from the motor.
  2.  

To install:
  1. Position the fan onto the blower motor shaft, then install the retaining nut.
  2.  
  3. Install the blower motor assembly, then secure with the retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Connect the motor cooling tube.
  6.  
  7. Attach the electrical connection(s) to the blower motor.
  8.  
  9. On vehicles equipped with the 3.1L, perform the following:
    1. Install the alternator.
    2.  
    3. Install the serpentine drive belt.
    4.  

  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable, then check for proper blower motor operation.
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