ION 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the blower motor electrical connector.
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  3. Remove the lower blower motor cover retaining screws.

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    Fig. Remove the lower blower motor cover

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  5. Remove the lower blower motor cover.
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  7. Remove the blower motor nuts.
    NOTE
    Cut through the case as straight as possible because the motor cup must be replaced.

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  9. In order to prevent damage to the component, do not cut any deeper than necessary to remove the motor cup.
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  11. Remove the blower motor and cup from the lower case by cutting through the case between the circular ribs around the motor with a sharp utility knife.
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  13. Release the blower motor retaining tab and remove the motor from the cup.
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To install:

  1. Install the blower motor into the motor cup that was cut out of the lower case.

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    Fig. Install the blower motor (1) into the motor cup (2) that was cut out of the lower case

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  3. Install the blower motor nuts, and tighten the nuts to 21 inch lbs. (2.4 Nm).
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  5. Attach the service ring to the motor cup with the screws included in the kit, and tighten the screws to 15 inch lbs. (1.8 Nm).
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  7. Install the blower motor and service ring into the HVAC module using the screws included in the kit. Make certain the blower motor electrical connector is pointing rearward in the vehicle, and tighten the screws to 15 inch lbs. (1.8 Nm).
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  9. Install the lower blower motor cover.
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  11. Install the lower blower motor cover retaining screws, and tighten the screws to 15 inch lbs. (1.8 Nm).
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  13. Connect the blower motor electrical connector.
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