Neon, 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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With Air Conditioning



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right side scuff plate.
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  5. Pull back the carpet from the passenger-s side floor.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to cut into the blower motor wiring!

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  7. If necessary, use a suitable utility knife to cut the wheel housing silencer in line with the blower motor wiring.
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  9. Detach the blower motor electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the motor cover.
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  13. Unfasten the three blower motor retaining screws, then lower the blower motor assembly from the unit housing.

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    Fig. The blower motor assembly is located under the passenger-s side dash panel

    The blower motor assembly is located under the passenger-s side dash panel

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    Fig. Blower motor mounting and location of the retaining screws and wiring-vehicles with A/C

    Blower motor mounting and location of the retaining screws and wiring-vehicles with A/C
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To install:

  1. Raise the blower motor into position in the unit housing and install the three retaining screws and tighten to 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
  2.  
  3. If removed, install the motor cover.
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  5. Attach the blower motor electrical connector.
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  7. Use tape to secure the silencer into position.
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  9. Reposition the passenger-s side floor carpeting.
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  11. Install the right side scuff plate.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Without Air Conditioning



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Detach the blower motor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Grasp the blower motor, while pulling down on the tab. Turn the motor about 1 / 8 of a turn counter-clockwise, then remove the blower motor from the unit housing.

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    Fig. On vehicles without A/C, turn the motor assembly 1/8 of a turn to unlock it from the unit

    On vehicles without A/C, turn the motor assembly 1/8 of a turn to unlock it from the unit
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To install:

  1. Position the blower motor in the unit housing and turn the assembly 1 / 8 of a turn to lock in place.
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  3. Attach the blower motor electrical connector.
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  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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