Metro, Prizm 2000-2002

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the powertrain control module.
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  5. Disconnect the blower motor and the blower motor resistor connectors.
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  7. Disconnect the fresh/recirc control cable from the blower case.
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  9. Remove the 3 bolts.
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  11. Remove the blower case from the vehicle.
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  13. Disconnect the air hose between the blower motor and the blower case.
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  15. Remove the 3 screws and the blower motor from the blower case.
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  17. Remove the blower fan (3) from the motor (4), if necessary.
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  19. Replace the RECIRC door if the rubber flapper door in the center of the RECIRC door shows any signs of deterioration.

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    Fig. Blower motor and fan assembly-Metro

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To install:

  1. Install the blower fan to the motor, if necessary.
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  3. Install the blower motor to the blower case. Secure the blower case with the 3 screws.
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  5. Connect the air hose to the blower case and to the blower motor.
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  7. Install the blower case to the vehicle. Secure the blower case with the 3 bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  9. Connect the fresh/recirc control cable to the blower case.
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  11. Connect the connectors to the blower motor and to the blower motor resistor.
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  13. Install the PCM.
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  15. Adjust the fresh/recirc control cable.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right body hinge pillar trim panel.
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  5. Remove the 2 lower bolts which secure the I/P compartment.
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  7. Open the instrument panel compartment door.
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  9. Remove the 3 upper screws and the instrument panel compartment.
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  11. Disconnect the blower motor electrical connector.
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  13. Remove the 3 screws and the blower motor and fan (1) from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Blower motor and fan assembly (1) located behind instrument panel compartment-Prizm

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To install:

  1. Install the blower motor and fan to the vehicle. Secure with the 3 screws.
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  3. Connect the blower motor electrical connector.
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  5. Install the instrument panel compartment to the instrument panel. Secure the compartment with the upper 3 screws.
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  7. Close the instrument panel compartment door.
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  9. Install the 2 I/P compartment lower retaining bolts and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  11. Install the right body hinge pillar trim panel.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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