Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Removal & Installation

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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1990-92 Mirage



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1993-96 Mirage



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1997-00 Mirage

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the right side instrument panel undercover panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glove box panel and frame.
  6.  
  7. Detach the blower motor electrical connection.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect and remove the resistor.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the blower motor ventilation tube.
  12.  
  13. Remove the blower motor mounting bolts, remove the blower motor.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Position the blower motor and install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Attach the blower motor electrical connection.
  4.  
  5. Connect the blower motor ventilation tube.
  6.  
  7. Install the resistor and the glove box assembly.
  8.  
  9. Install the right side instrument panel undercover panel.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1994-98 Galant



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1999-00 Galant

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the three instrument panel undercover mounting screws and remove the cover.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with A/C, unplug and remove the compressor module.
  6.  
  7. Detach the electrical connector from the fan motor.
  8.  
  9. Remove the three small bolts holding the motor to the housing and remove the motor and fan.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Check the inside of the case carefully; any debris can snag the fan and cause noise or poor airflow.
  2.  
  3. Install the blower motor, in the blower case and secure with the three mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Attach the blower motor electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Install the compressor module, if removed.
  8.  
  9. Install the undercover, taking care to insure it is in place and all the fasteners are secure.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1992-96 Diamante



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1997-00 Diamante

  1. Disarm the air bag, as outlined earlier in this section.
  2.  


CAUTION
Wait at least 1 minute before working on the vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy the air bag for a short period of time even after the battery has been disconnected.

  1. Remove the passenger side lower instrument panel and shower duct.
  2.  
  3. Remove the glove box striker, glove box, glove box outer casing and the screw below the assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the evaporator case mounting bolt and nut.
  6.  
  7. Remove the inside/outside air changeover damper motor assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the PCM, mounting bracket and MFI control relay.
  10.  
  11. Remove the instrument panel passengers side lower bracket.
  12.  
  13. Remove the molded hose from the blower assembly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the blower motor assembly.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fan retaining nut and fan in order to replace the motor.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Check that the blower motor shaft is not bent and that the packing is in good condition. Clean all parts of dust, etc.
  2.  
  3. Assemble the motor and fan. Install the blower motor then attach the connector.
  4.  
  5. Install the molded hose. Install the duct or undercover.
  6.  
  7. Install the evaporator case mounting bolt and nut.
  8.  
  9. Install the instrument panel passengers side lower bracket.
  10.  
  11. Install the PCM, mounting bracket and MFI control relay.
  12.  
  13. Install the inside/outside air changeover damper motor assembly.
  14.  
  15. Install the screw below the glove box assembly, and the entire glove box unit.
  16.  
  17. Install the lower instrument panel and shower duct.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable and check the entire climate control system for proper operation.
  20.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the stopper, then lower the glove compartment assembly.
    CAUTION
    Some models may be equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS.

  4.  
  5. If necessary, remove the blower resistor.
  6.  
  7. For non-turbo vehicles equipped with A/C, unfasten the retainers, then remove the automatic compressor ECM from the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the retaining bolts, then remove the blower motor and fan from the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. If necessary to remove the entire blower unit, perform the following:
    1. Remove the instrument panel, as outlined in Section 10 of this manual.
    2.  
    3. Remove the retaining clip by using a Philips-head screwdriver to push the pin (in the center of the clip) inward about 0.08 in. (2mm) , then pull the clip out to remove it.
      WARNING
      Do not push the pin in more than necessary because the grommet may be damaged, or the pin may fall in.

    4.  

  12.  
  13. For vehicles without A/C, remove the joint duct.
  14.  
  15. If equipped with A/C, unfasten the cooling until bolts and nuts.
  16.  
  17. Remove the blower unit assembly from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor unit and related components-Eclipse

  18.  

To install:

  1. If removed, position the blower unit in the vehicle and perform the following:
    1. If equipped with A/C, install the cooling unit bolts and nuts.
    2.  
    3. For vehicles not equipped with A/C, install the joint duct.
    4.  
    5. Install the retaining clip by inserting with the pin pulled out, then pushing the pin inward until the head is flush with the grommet.
    6.  
    7. Install the instrument panel.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Position the blower fan and motor in the vehicle, and secure with the retainer(s).
  4.  
  5. For non-turbo vehicles with A/C, install the automatic compressor ECM.
  6.  
  7. If removed, install the resistor.
  8.  
  9. Place the glove compartment in the proper closed position, then install the stopper.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-1999-2000 Galant



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Fig. Blower motor assembly and related components-2001-2003 Galant

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the three instrument panel undercover mounting screws and remove the cover.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with A/C, unplug and remove the compressor module.
  6.  
  7. Detach the electrical connector from the fan motor.
  8.  
  9. Remove the three small bolts holding the motor to the housing and remove the motor and fan.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Check the inside of the case carefully; any debris can snag the fan and cause noise or poor airflow.
  2.  
  3. Install the blower motor, in the blower case and secure with the three mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Attach the blower motor electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Install the compressor module, if removed.
  8.  
  9. Install the undercover, taking care to insure it is in place and all the fasteners are secure.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-Diamante

  1. Disarm the air bag, as outlined earlier in this section.
    CAUTION
    Wait at least 1 minute before working on the vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy the air bag for a short period of time even after the battery has been disconnected.

  2.  
  3. Remove the passenger side lower instrument panel and shower duct.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glove box striker, glove box, glove box outer casing and the screw below the assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the evaporator case mounting bolt and nut.
  8.  
  9. Remove the inside/outside air changeover damper motor assembly.
  10.  
  11. Remove the PCM, mounting bracket and MFI control relay.
  12.  
  13. Remove the instrument panel passenger-s side lower bracket.
  14.  
  15. Remove the molded hose from the blower assembly.
  16.  
  17. Remove the blower motor assembly.
  18.  
  19. Remove the fan retaining nut and fan in order to replace the motor.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Check that the blower motor shaft is not bent and that the packing is in good condition. Clean all parts of dust, etc.
  2.  
  3. Assemble the motor and fan. Install the blower motor then attach the connector.
  4.  
  5. Install the molded hose. Install the duct or undercover.
  6.  
  7. Install the evaporator case mounting bolt and nut.
  8.  
  9. Install the instrument panel passenger-s side lower bracket.
  10.  
  11. Install the PCM, mounting bracket and MFI control relay.
  12.  
  13. Install the inside/outside air changeover damper motor assembly.
  14.  
  15. Install the screw below the glove box assembly, and the entire glove box unit.
  16.  
  17. Install the lower instrument panel and shower duct.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable and check the entire climate control system for proper operation.
  20.  

  1. Disarm the air bag, as outlined earlier in this section.
    CAUTION
    Wait at least 1 minute before working on the vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy the air bag for a short period of time even after the battery has been disconnected.

  2.  
  3. Remove the glove box.
  4.  
  5. Unbolt and remove the blower motor.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor assembly-Lancer

  8.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the blower motor and related components-Mirage

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the right side instrument panel undercover panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glove box panel and frame.
  6.  
  7. Detach the blower motor electrical connection.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect and remove the resistor.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the blower motor ventilation tube.
  12.  
  13. Remove the blower motor mounting bolts, remove the blower motor.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Position the blower motor and install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Attach the blower motor electrical connection.
  4.  
  5. Connect the blower motor ventilation tube.
  6.  
  7. Install the resistor and the glove box assembly.
  8.  
  9. Install the right side instrument panel undercover panel.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

 
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